Go Inside Cooper’s Hawk’s New Winery Restaurant, Q&A with a Reclaimed Building Materials Expert and Much More

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February 20, 2014

Cooper’s Hawk Dining Areas

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Cooper’s Hawk Winery Restaurant

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants brought its casually upscale wine-and-dine experience to the St. Louis market in December, with the opening of a new unit at the Town and Country Crossing shopping center in the affluent suburb of Town and Country, Mo.

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Saladworks Dining Room

Chain Development News

This week we report on Buffalo Wild Wings reaching a milestone, Chute Gerdeman opening a new office, while Red Robin, Saladworks, Starbucks, Tropical Smoothie Café and Wingstop all update their development plans. In addition, four companies update their restaurant development teams.

Restaurant Trend Data for February

In this month’s round-up of the most pertinent development trend data, fast-casual restaurants continue to shine, socially responsible businesses continue to draw attention from consumers, restaurant industry sales will top $683 billion in 2014, and much more.

Michael “Bug” Deakin

A Q&A with Michael “Bug” Deakin, Owner of Heritage Salvage

Heritage Salvage is a reclaimed building materials and custom design and build shop on three acres in Petaluma, Calif. It offers roughly 250,000 board feet of food in its yard, which includes flooring, siding, beams, ceiling treatments and architectural elements. Michael “Bug” Deakin’s passion for wood and reclaimed materials began in 1970 and his company’s motto is “If you can draw it on a bar napkin, we can build it.” The company has supplied wood to more than 70 restaurants in the Bay Area.

Seeking Private Equity

Small companies are taking a big bite of the PE pie. Here’s how.


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