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Have a dream of running your own restaurant? See how Tundra’s Dreamstaurant contest can help make that dream a reality!

Meeting the Dreamstaurant Winner: Snow & Co

A few weeks ago, our team packed up and flew out to meet our Dreamstaurant contest winners – Snow & Co.  Of course, the flight was a short one from Denver to Kansas City, but the anticipation of seeing what the new building looked like, what the existing building looked …

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Dreamstaurant 2: Media Information

To make things easier, we thought we’d bring together all of our information for Dreamstaurant in one place for our media friends!  Here’s what we’ve collected so far, but you can always contact Kasy Allen for more information.  To visit the Dreamstaurant landing page, see https://www.etundra.com/dreamstaurant/. Images The Back Burner …

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Dreamstaurant 2: Ready, Set, Dream!

Dreamstaurant with Sponsors

It’s coming, the 2nd annual Dreamstaurant contest, but with our 2nd year, we had to bring it back big – and did we ever!  This year’s grand prize package is double what it was last year; that’s right, $40,000 in design services and restaurant supplies from Arctic Air, Manitowoc, and …

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Dreamstaurant: Baby Steps

Chef Hegsted has been hard at work with VP of Tundra Design Group, Jeff Katz, finalizing the design of his dream restaurant, Wood Smoke. Below is the initial blueprint released at the beginning of the May. As you can imagine there are many specifics that go into designing a restaurant …

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Dreamstaurant: Wandering Table Part 2

Wandering Table Blood Orange Sorbet

It’s been almost a month and I can’t stop thinking about Dreamstaurant winner, Chef Adam Hegsted’s Wandering Table and how awesome it was to experience. From the location to the people to the food, it was spectacular! In my last post about the dinner I shared an image of the 12 course …

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Dreamstaurant: The Wandering Table

Imagine a 1,200 square foot space that’s narrow (about 25 feet wide) and long with concrete floors, a white ceiling and a row of fluorescent tube lighting as long as the narrow room. Each wall is a different, loud color ranging from nectarine orange to lilac purple and sky blue. …

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Dreamstaurant Winner Interview

Interview with Chef Adam Hegsted   Q: Where were you born? A: Spokane, WA Q: Do you have a nickname? A: Unfortunately my nickname is Andy Cane. I had an employee who couldn’t remember my name and kept calling me Andy. It eventually turned into Andy Cane. Q: What is something people …

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Let the Dream Begin: How Was the Winner Picked?

Adam Hegsted

From the beginning of the Dreamstaurant contest, we announced that our panel of judges would ultimately be choosing who the winner of the contest was, but what we didn’t announce was how they would ultimately be choosing that winner.  At the time of launch, however, even our own judges were …

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Dreamstaurant: 72 Hours Till Finalist Announced!

Below are the characteristics our judges are looking for in our Dreamstaurant winner. They could walk away with $20,000 on Monday, January 21st! Determination Responsible Enthusiasm Aware Motivation Successful Trust Ambition Unique Reliable Alert Noble Talent Only 72 hours left to vote. Help your favorite… They could be the winner …

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