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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!

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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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Dreamstaurant: We Have Our Finalists

Adam Hegsted

After three months of sifting through hundreds of new restaurant concepts and remodels we have selected a group of 5 finalists. These contestants not only have what it takes to win the $20,000 grand prize package, but they have the drive, personality and ambition to be successful in the food …

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Do You Have A 20,000 Dollar Idea?

Have you ever dreamed of starting your own restaurant? What concept do you think would be the most successful? Would you serve specialty cocktails, micro brews, wine, coffee or all four? How big would the kitchen be? Would you have a brick and mortar establishment or a mobile food truck? …

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Dreamstaurant Contest 2012

Dreamstaurant 2012 has come to a close, but be sure to visit us next year for another round of fun!   Quick Contest Facts [unordered_list style=”green-dot”] Grand Prize: $20,000 – A restaurant design and product package to help one lucky restaurateur realize their dream restaurant concept Two (2) Home Chef …

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