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 mentioned initially, they weren’t positive if the enterprise would match as a “takeout” choice. After months of revamping, he defined they’ve discovered a method 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 we now have a restricted menu however the restricted gadgets that shall be for takeout are Brasserie classics however ones that work for takeout,” Albright mentioned.
Takeout began on Tuesday and Albright mentioned they are going to be open for dine-in beginning on January 1st. He mentioned they needed to get the takeout choice established first in order that they’ve that to lean on if dine-in choices turn out to be restricted once more.
When discussing when and easy methods to reopen, Albright mentioned for his or her area, it appeared just like the positives outweighed the negatives.
“Take a look at all of our benefits. We’ve a number 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 mentioned.
Just 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 the easiest way potential.
“Being closed type of gave us an opportunity to revamp the area a bit bit. We’ve reconfigured the eating room and the pub-side. We eliminated some everlasting fixtures to permit us to seat capability otherwise,” Joel Rasmus, co-owner of Brasserie Saint James, mentioned.
To start out off, Rasmus mentioned they are going to solely be working at 20% capability as an alternative of the 25% restrict as soon as they open for dine-in. On high of reopening for the primary time in months, Rasmus mentioned they will even have new beers popping out which he’s excited to share with the group.
“I’m actually excited in regards to the new beers we now have popping out. We’re holding our foot within the Belgium type beers however we’re additionally taking a step towards the stylish beers and whatnot,” Rasmus mentioned.
Each Rasmus and Albright mentioned they’re optimistic in regards to 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 Sunday. Dine-in begins on January 1st, and they’ll begin taking reservations on December twenty sixth.
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