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Garden Kitchen Restaurant Update – 4/11

Posted Apr 11,2015 7 comments
Clean Stove!

Clean Stove!

We’ve made good progress since the last update and are now projecting our opening date to be about three weeks out. Everything inside has been cleaned top to bottom, the stove, oven, exhaust hood and fans were professionally cleaned to remove all the old grime, we purchased a new refrigerator and prep table, replaced light fixtures, refinished our rustic menu board, updated kitchen layout, fixed our bathroom to be accessible to customers and be ADA compliant…

New shiny refrigerator!

New shiny refrigerator!

The list goes on. And over the next week we’re hoping to get our patio refinished and have a fence put up which will help finalize our vision for our quaint neighborhood restaurant!

Now it’s time to get down to business and get our employees on board and start talking to suppliers. One thing that has pleasantly surprised us about this process is the amount of support we’ve been receiving, it feels so good to have people be excited for our opening! We look forward to┬áserving you all!

-Russ & Coral

New curtain to separate kitchen from dish room

New curtain to separate kitchen from dish room

Old reclaimed window for menu board - before refinishing it

Old reclaimed window for menu board – before refinishing it

7 Responses to Garden Kitchen Restaurant Update – 4/11:

  1. Betty White says:

    I can’t wait. I am the President of the Rolando Park Community Council. We have a University Avenue Improvement Group working to upgrade our business district. Your restaurant sounds like just the type of thing we would love to have.

    • Russ says:

      Thank you so much for the support Betty! We are working hard and really looking forward to opening up. Look forward to meeting you! – Russ & Coral

  2. Rob says:

    Hi,
    I’m really looking forward to trying some healthy, delicious options.
    Good luck with the opening.
    Rob

  3. Beth says:

    We just received an email from Claire about your venture – can’t wait to check out the TO GO fridge for healthy/deliciousness!

  4. Tina Real says:

    YES, YES, YES. Can’t wait for your opening. I’m looking forward to trying your healthy and delicious meals. Welcome to our neighborhood!

    • Russ says:

      Hi Tina, thanks for the feedback and excitement! We’re glad you are looking forward to our opening, hope to see you soon! -Russ & Coral

  5. Alexandra says:

    Coral and Russ I cannot wait to taste your amazing food and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere I know you will create. Your new neighborhood is in for a real treat!