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The festival features mega-midway rides, signature dishes from favorite local restaurateurs, a craft fair for seasonal and regional shopping, and a musical lineup that included Bag of Donuts on Friday night.
Also in flux: the premiere date of Iron Chef Showdown, which features restaurateur John Besh as a judge.
Maiz Cocina & Tequila Bar is a new venture by Mac’s Bar & Grill founder Mike McMahan and Spring Creek founder Chris Carroll, along with Dallas restaurateur Jorge Levy of Desperado’s.
After the property had been purchased, Rogers recalls reviewing applications from would-be restaurateurs while on a family ski trip in Switzerland in 1986.
Several other chefs and restaurateurs agreed, included Amanda Freitag, Daniel Holzman, Hugh Magnum, Marc Murphy, Melissa Clark, and Zimmern.
After hearing concerns from CDA member and Shorewood Village Trustee Allison Rozek about the use of public funds on a new building, the restaurateurs later reduced their request to a $10,000 facade grant and a $45,000 business incentive loan.
Both will be located at 900 E. Market St. in NuLu, where every restaurateur in town seems to have a spot.
Biel’s first foray into restaurateur-ship isn’t going swimmingly.
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restaurateur Has French Roots
Restaurateur and restaurant were borrowed directly from related French words, and both ultimately derive from the Latin word restaurare ("to restore"). Restaurateur is the older of the two; our earliest evidence dates it to 1793. Restaurant is only slightly newer; it dates to 1806. Of the two words, restaurant is of course significantly more common—a fact that may have influenced the development of the variant spelling restauranteur for restaurateur. Restauranteur first appeared a mere 44 years after restaurateur, but it is considered by many to be an error. It is, however, a standard variant, albeit one that continues to be used less frequently than restaurateur.
Origin and Etymology of restaurateur
First Known Use: 1796See Words from the same year
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