To open the newest location of the popular seafood franchise, Boilery Chelsea, on Ninth Avenue in Chelsea. Things got stalled a bit,and then came COVID-19. Lee was shut down before he could even open. Fast-forward eight months, and New York City is tentatively beginning to re-open restaurants for indoor dining at 25 percent capacity, with winter approaching. As businesses around him shut their doors for good, Lee is taking a brave chance by opening his upscale iteration of Boilery NYC to dine-in or to go.