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2nd Annual Dreamstaurant Contest: Finalists Announced & Votes Are Rolling In

2nd Annual Dreamstaurant Contest: Finalists Announced & Votes Are Rolling In

Tundra Restaurant Supply launches social media portion of contest – vote on your favorite finalist.

Boulder, CO (January 13, 2014) – Today, Tundra Restaurant Supply (eTundra.com) announced their top seven finalists for the second annual Dreamstaurant contest. In alphabetical order, the finalists competing for the grand prize package of $40,000 are:

•    Athan Miller – Steamers Coffeehouse, Jack’s Bar and Grill
•    Curtis Beebe – Pearl in the Grove
•    Geoff Suk – New Concept/Restaurant
•    Jeff Labhart – Bonta: Natural Artisan Gelato
•    Jerry Nevins – Snow & Co
•    Kathleen Rana – Jersey Girl Café
•    Tory Nelson  – Wapiti Colorado Pub

The public and the finalists are encouraged to cast a vote for their favorite Dreamstaurant finalist and share their favorite with their friends. Votes can be cast on a daily basis until the voting period ends on January 31, 2014.

The contest winner will be announced February 4, 2014.

Why is Voting so Important?

Although Tundra’s own judges have the final say on the winner, they need the public’s help on who they think should be picked. Tundra is basing the winner of the contest on an 8-point grading system, one of which is for social response. The higher the votes a contestant gets, the more points they can get in this category.

Let the votes begin!

About Tundra Restaurant Supply

Tundra Restaurant Supply believes in taking action to solve customers’ problems so that those customers can sustain and grow the relationship with theirs. By following this mission they have grown to be the leading international distributor of restaurant equipment, supplies and parts for the food service industry: including over 60,000 items by more than 600 different brands. Tundra also offers restaurant design services by designers with more than 30 years’ experience in the industry, and other specialty items in the plumbing and janitorial trade.  Tundra has expanded since its conception, but has always held true to its roots of creating a culture to always have fun – learn more about Tundra and their mission.

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Dreamstaurant 2: Press Release

Dreamstaurant 2: Press Release

2nd Annual Dreamstaurant Contest Offers Contestants Chance to Win $40,000 in Restaurant Design and Products

Tundra Restaurant Supply launches nationwide Dreamstaurant contest October 1, 2013 giving one lucky winner the chance to win a grand prize package of $40,000, which is double the prize package as last year.

Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) October 03, 2013

Tundra Restaurant Supply (https://www.etundra.com/) has launched their 2nd annual Dreamstaurant contest, which offers contestants the chance to win a $40,000 grand prize package applied toward the build out of new or re-imagined restaurant. The grand prize package includes restaurant design services by Tundra’s Design Team (https://www.etundra.com/design/) and a restaurant equipment and supplies package to assist with the winner’s build out.

Last year, the grand prize package was $20,000. Thanks in large part to the generosity of our sponsor partners Arctic Air, Manitowoc, and Cambro, Tundra is doubling the prize package to $40,000 this year, and opening the contest from October 1 – December 31, 2013.

Contestants are encouraged to enter the contest at https://www.etundra.com/dreamstaurant and provide a more detailed description about the scope of their project in the materials that will be emailed to them shortly after entering. Contestants are urged to be creative with the dream restaurant they tell Tundra about via video, imagery, and/or business plan. The more contestants are able to share, the easier it is for the judges to visualize their dream. After contestants complete the survey, the judges will take a close look at the responses to determine the Dreamstaurant finalists.

From the list of finalists, the ultimate winner will be announced on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 and selected based on the following 8 criteria: market potential (mass appeal), scope of project, creativity of concept, social voting (once the finalists have been announced), project timeline, financial backing, strength of business plan, and contestant experience.

Deadline for the contest is December 31, 2013. View the contests terms and conditions (https://www.etundra.com/dreamstaurant/terms-and-conditions/) to learn more.

About Tundra Restaurant Supply

Tundra Restaurant Supply is an international distributor of top quality food service products, from equipment to parts to supplies. Tundra was founded by industry veteran Michael Lewis in Boulder, Colorado in 1993. Since then, Tundra has grown from a small specialty parts company, to an international distributor, with a comprehensive catalog of over 65,000 food service products, and a complete suite of services. Tundra is now led by Michael’s son Ryan Lewis. For more information, visit https://www.etundra.com. For access to photos, or to arrange interviews with Michael or Ryan Lewis or VP of Design Jeff Katz, contact Kasy Allen at 303-440-4142 x7141.

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Kasy Allen
Tundra Restaurant Supply
800-447-4941 x 7141

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Press Release: “Dreamstaurant Contest” Grand Prize $20,000 in Restaurant Design & Products

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“Dreamstaurant Contest” Grand Prize $20,000 in restaurant design and products, plus $500 shopping sprees for home chefs

Tundra Restaurant Supply launches nationwide contest Oct. 1

BOULDER, Colo. (August 1, 2012) — Tundra Restaurant Supply’s mission is to achieve success through the success of our customers, and that is why Tundra has decided to help one lucky food service entrepreneur realize their dream of owning and operating their very own restaurant.

Tundra is launching the “What’s Your Dreamstaurant?” contest nationwide Oct 1 for food service entrepreneurs, aspiring restaurateurs, and serious home chefs alike. The Grand Prize is a $20,000 restaurant design and product package that will help one lucky restaurateur realize their dream restaurant concept.

However, anyone can enter the Dreamstaurant Contest and win! Two second place prizes will be awarded to home chefs with the best concept for their dream home kitchen. Each will receive a $500 Tundra shopping spree.

Contestants may enter the contest by submitting their email address here: www.etundra.com/dreamstaurant. All entrants will then fill out a short survey to help them define their dream restaurant concept. From that survey Tundra will sort contestants based upon who they are – an aspiring restaurateur, a food service entrepreneur looking to remodel, or a home chef with a dream kitchen in mind.

Those that qualify for the Grand Prize will receive a follow up survey and then Tundra will select the Grand Prize winner with the help of our professional chef panel. All other contestants will be eligible for the two second place prizes.

Celebrity chef Kelly Liken, a finalist on Bravo’s Top Chef, will sit on Dreamstaurant’s panel of judges, and help Tundra select the winner. Chef Kelly, owner and operator of Restaurant Kelly Liken, worked with Tundra’s restaurant designer Jeff Katz on the design of her dream restaurant in Vail, CO.

“A fully-equipped kitchen is a dream come true whether you’re a home cook or a professional chef. Tundra VP of Design Jeff Katz was integral in the design of Restaurant Kelly Liken, and we use their products. I can say from firsthand experience, using Tundra would help set up any new restaurant up for success,”

Contest entries will be accepted at www.etundra.com/dreamstaurant from October 1 – December 31, 2012. Winners will be announced January 21, 2013. Tundra will post updates of the Grand Prize winner’s progress in creating their Dreamstaurant on www.etundra.com.

Tundra’s recent acquisition of Katz Company, a Denver based design firm, has greatly expanded Tundra Restaurant Supply’s suite of services, allowing them to offer restaurant and kitchen design and consulting services, as well as complete equipment and supplies packages. VP of Design Jeff Katz has worked on Colorado restaurants such as The Kitchen Cafe, Restaurant Kelly Liken, and Matsuhisa.

“We’re very excited about the Dreamstaurant Contest,” says Katz. “It will give us the chance to hear about our customer’s dreams and goals, and even help make one of those dreams a reality. Plus, the contest is great for aspiring restaurant owners, existing owners who want to remodel, and home cooks who dream about
upgrading their kitchens.”

High-resolution photographs, art and logos available on request.

For more information about Tundra Restaurant Supply, visit http://www.etundra.com . For more information about Tundra’s Dreamstaurant contest, visit www.etundra.com/dreamstaurant.

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Tundra Restaurant Supply is an international distributor of top quality food service products, from equipment to parts to supplies. Tundra was founded by industry veteran Michael Lewis in Boulder, Colo. in 1993. Since then, Tundra has grown from a small specialty parts company, to an international distributor, with a comprehensive catalog of over 50,000 food service products, and a complete suite of services. Tundra is now led by Michael’s son Ryan Lewis. For more information, visit www.etundra.com. For access to photos, or to arrange interviews with Michael or Ryan Lewis or VP of
Design Jeff Katz, contact Molly Patterson via email.

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