Customer Spotlight

The Colonial: A Thriving Gastropub with a Taste for Creativity!

The quality food, vast selection of beer, congenial and innovative staff, and inviting atmosphere are elements that continually attract crowds and bring customers back to The Colonial. Court Street Hospitality Group, the entity that owns The Colonial, is made up of five partners, each bringing a unique expertise and fresh perspective to the restaurant. One of the five partners and ...

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Customer Spotlight: Lampy’s

Fantastic Food, Familiar Faces, and Superb Service. Jim McCoy, owner of Lampy’s and Number 5, began his foodservice career working as a dishwasher at Lampy George’s Paradise Restaurant, where he learned the ins and outs of the kitchen. McCoy then worked for the well-known local restaurateur, Guido Iacovelli, where he managed and oversaw several restaurant operations. After years of experience, ...

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Customer Spotlight: The Beaumont Inn

Beaumont Inn

Built in 1948, The Beaumont Inn provides customers with an elegant, fine dining experience where they can enjoy classic American cuisine and beautiful scenery that includes mountains, creeks, and gardens surrounding the 50-acre property. The outdoor landscape boasts two patios that can seat up to 120 people, a lounge area with fire pits and torches, and botanical gardens while the ...

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Customer Spotlight : Burger Mondays

burger mondays

Matthew and Suzanne Jones describe their restaurant, Burger Mondays Bar & Grille, as a “casual, upscale, made-from-scratch burger joint that serves more than just burgers.” It opened in February 2011 in their hometown of Binghamton, NY.The couple chose the downtown area to help contribute to its revitalization. “There were only a few places to eat downtown when we opened and ...

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Customer Spotlight: Blu Wasabi

A visually exquisite bar and lounge. George Zic has been executive chef at Blu Wasabi since the operation moved to its current location about a year ago. Zic has been in the hospitality industry in one form or another since 1985 when he and some of his high school friends saw a help-wanted ad in a restaurant window and went ...

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Success Stories: Beak & Skiff

Location:2708 Lords Hill Rd., LaFayette, NY, 13084 Phone:(315) 696-6085 Website: In 1911, George Skiff, an onion farmer on the north side of Syracuse, and Andrew Beak, a dairy farmer, met at a Farmers Market. They decided it would be fruitful to join forces and enter the emerging apple business. By 1975 Beak & Skiff diversified from the strictly wholesale ...

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Success Stories: Clemson Brothers Brewery

Location:22 Cottage St.Middletown, NY 10940 Phone:(845)775-4638 Website: Clemson Brothers has a long history in the community with roots dating back to the 1850s. The company started in metalsmithing and saw blade manufacturing, then lawn mower blades and even armored plates for tanks during WWII. Now the site is used for brewing beer instead of making saw blades. The Menu ...

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Customer Spotlight: The Olde Brook Inn

The Olde Brook Inn has been a part of the Springbrook Township community for years. Recently, John Basalyga purchased the building that was in dire need of repairs. He had grown up in the surrounding area and envisioned a newer, refurbished and spectacular rendition of the restaurant he remembered from his youth. He invested and dedicated himself to the project ...

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