Minnesota Cooks Day at the Minnesota State Fair means a day of cooking demonstrations that highlight how Minnesota chefs are using the bounty of this state’s many farmers.
Under the agreement, Madison Hospitality will handle business operations for Ox Cart Ale House, Salt Cellar and Eagle Street Grille while Kevin Geisen and Joe Kasel remain “the face and operating partners of the three restaurants.”
There were 2,500 people crowding the space behind Smack Shack on Washington Avenue in Minneapolis for the restaurant’s annual Crayfest, August 20.
It’s a common refrain sung by investors and operators: restaurants can’t be disrupted by the internet. Amazon has a response for that.
A pair of damning reports predict some dark times ahead for the industry. Paul Westra, an analyst with Stifel, issued a report that announced the firm is taking a bearish stance on all restaurants and issued a “restaurant recession outlook.”