RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – Many companies have struggled all through the pandemic, some even having to shut their doorways for good. After being closed for months, Brasserie Saint James has opened its doorways again open for takeout.
Deane Albright, co-owner of Brasserie Saint James stated initially, they weren’t positive if the enterprise would match as a “takeout” choice. After months of revamping, he defined they’ve discovered a technique to do it that works for them.
“It didn’t actually match as a takeout place and also you don’t wish to lose the standard of that takeout. So the chef checked out that and now we have a restricted menu however the restricted gadgets that might be for takeout are Brasserie classics however ones that work for takeout,” Albright stated.
Takeout began on Tuesday and Albright stated they are going to be open for dine-in beginning on January 1st. He stated they needed to get the takeout choice established first in order that they’ve that to lean on if dine-in choices change into restricted once more.
When discussing when and how one can reopen, Albright stated for his or her house, it appeared just like the positives outweighed the negatives.
“Take a look at all of our benefits. We have now quite a lot of out of doors areas just like the rooftop and the beer backyard and simply the capability we’re in a position to sit individuals extra safely and appropriately,” Albright stated.
Much like many different companies in Midtown, Brasserie Saint James has seen its share of struggles previous to the pandemic due to the development on South Virginia Road. Between that and being closed for a lot of months, it gave them the chance to reopen in one of the simplest ways attainable.
“Being closed type of gave us an opportunity to revamp the house somewhat bit. We have now reconfigured the eating room and the pub-side. We eliminated some everlasting fixtures to permit us to seat capability another way,” Joel Rasmus, co-owner of Brasserie Saint James, stated.
To begin off, Rasmus stated they may solely be working at 20% capability as a substitute of the 25% restrict as soon as they open for dine-in. On prime of reopening for the primary time in months, Rasmus stated they may even have new beers popping out which he’s excited to share with the group.
“I’m actually excited concerning the new beers now we have popping out. We’re maintaining our foot within the Belgium model beers however we’re additionally taking a step towards the stylish beers and whatnot,” Rasmus stated.
Each Rasmus and Albright stated they’re optimistic concerning the future and are hopeful they are going to be profitable in 2021.
You possibly can order takeout now on Tuesdays from 3 pm to 9 pm and 11 am to 9 pm on Wednesday by means of Sunday. Dine-in begins on January 1st, and they’re going to begin taking reservations on December twenty sixth.
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