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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: beakandskiff.com 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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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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Success Stories: ZaZa’s Cucina

Owner: Curtis Radcliffe Location:622 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850 Website: zazascusina.com ZaZa’s Cucina opened its doors in 2001. Curtis Radcliffe was the executive chef from 2007-2012. His career took him to other locations but in 2015 there was an opportunity to purchase ZaZa’s. Radcliffe has been owner and executive chef since September 2015. ZaZa’s prides itself on using the highest ...

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Success Stories: Henry’s At The Farm

Owners: Robert Pollock Location: 220 North Road, Milton, New York, NY 12547 Phone: (845) 795-1310 Website: www.buttermilkfallsinn.com Buttermilk Falls is a sprawling 75-acre Hudson River estate with a tenroom inn, spa, working farm, and a restaurant, which specializes in local food. CJ Hartwell is General Manager of both Henry’s at the Farm and Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa. Hartwell oversees ...

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Success Stories: Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Executive Chef: John Gorrick Location: 1280 PA-315, Wilkes Barre, PA 18702 Phone:(570) 208-2266 www.ruthschris.com/restaurant-locations/wilkes-barre In 1965, Ruth Fertel bought a New Orleans steakhouse called Chris Steak House, after spotting it for sale in the classified section. When a kitchen fire destroyed the restaurant in 1976, she purchased a new property a few blocks away. She opened under a new name, ...

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