• Stem Ciders to Open Acreage Restaurant on February 24

    9 monthes ago - By Brewbound

    DENVER - Acreage, the new cider house and eatery on top of the hill in Lafayette , will open on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. The collaboration between Stem Ciders, Kelly Whitaker's Id Est. Hospitality Group and Chef Daniel Asher, comes to life across the expansive 12-acre property, which will soon be surrounded by an apple orchard, cider garden and sweeping views of the Front Range. Acreage will feature 24 craft ciders on tap and rustic food prepared over open flames - all inspired by the cider houses of Basque Country.
    “The experience of Acreage further elevates the Colorado craft experience...
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  • How to Build a Food Business That Values Workers

    How to Build a Food Business That Values Workers

    9 monthes ago - By Eater

    Two food entrepreneurs doing things differently The hostility and difficulty of restaurant world culture is something we've covered for years, but the conversation has reached a fever pitch over the last few months with the emergence of the metoo movement and the exposés against Mario Batali , John Besh , Ken Friedman , and others.
    Hostile restaurant culture is often seen as an intractable issue, but we know many business owners who are doing things differently, who value workers over profit but still thrive and grow. So on today's episode of the Eater Upsell podcast, we spoke to two of...
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  • 10 Things I Learned From Closing A Restaurant For The First Time

    10 Things I Learned From Closing A Restaurant For The First Time

    9 monthes ago - By Food Republic

    Last year, the author had to close down his second restaurant after a series of unexpected events. Here's what he learned.
    Evan Rosenberg is a restaurateur and business owner who lives in New York City where he currently owns and operates Atwood, Kitchen & Bar Room , which opened in November 2014.
    When it comes to hospitality, I am smart, ethical, creative and hardworking. However, a few months ago, I had to close down a restaurant for my first time, Shay & Ivy, which was located inside Hotel Henri in New York City. Shutting the doors was a massive blow to me personally, but it made me...
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  • Alon Shaya Will Open Two New Restaurants This Year

    Alon Shaya Will Open Two New Restaurants This Year

    9 monthes ago - By Eater

    Saba will open in New Orleans, then Safta in Denver James Beard Award magnet Alon Shaya finally reveals what his plans are post-Besh split: He will be opening two restaurants - one in his home city of New Orleans, and the other in Denver - this spring with his newly formed restaurant group Pomegranate Hospitality.
    As the battle for his name soldiers on in court , neither restaurant will be named Shaya.
    He won't be stopped from making what will easily become some of the most anticipated Israel-inspired fare in the country, however. Saba will open in New Orleans this spring, representing “a...
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