The best thing is I did not tell them it was from my soon to open restaurant. I simply said I bought this brisket and I wanted to know what they thought. B knocked his down as did my wife Abs. Celine did not participate because she does not eat much meat. I will admit the brisket was delicious as was the shrimp and perch.
The cooks did a sample cook late last week and I was honest with them. They needed to tweak the fish and chips, baked beans and greens. Those items were OK, but that is not good enough. I am getting excited about getting into the restaurant business. I am also super nervous. It is one thing to cook good food in a test kitchen. It is another to do it day in and day out and serve in huge quantities.
The great thing is the cook told me the brisket will taste better. It wasn’t even prepared in the 500 pound smoker the restaurant group purchased a few weeks ago. The smoker is huge. You could almost live in it.
The restaurant will probably open next month in Fraser on the corner of 14 Mile Road and Utica. We are awaiting word on the liquor license. When that is official we will open in the next two to three weeks. We might even get a decision this week. I have exciting news to announce about the restaurant. But you must return Tuesday morning to read all about it.
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