After seven years in enterprise, Central Bierhaus in Kanata closes


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The restaurateur who final month launched an internet funding marketing campaign to assist eating places in Kanata and Stittsville has closed Central Bierhaus within the Kanata Centrum Procuring Centre, one in all his companies.

On its Fb web page this week, the favored high-volume German-style eatery and pub that seats 250 folks stated it’s “turning off its lights for good” after seven years in enterprise. It had closed quickly in October throughout final fall’s lockdown.

The submit stated many workers from the Bierhaus would discover work at its sister restaurant, Loopy Horse Stonegrill Steakhouse & Saloon, which can also be within the Centrum procuring centre. The steakhouse can even honour Bierhaus present playing cards when it reopens, stated the submit.

Mike Labreche, part-owner of the 2 Kanata eating places, launched a GoFundMe campaign in January to assist eating places in Kanata and Stittsville struggling as a result of pandemic. The marketing campaign’s objective is to lift $50,000, to be shared equally amongst 10 eating places. Thus far, the fund has raised greater than $12,000 and given $5,000 to Kal’s Place and Aperitivo.

“With every part going on this planet immediately it’s past phrases what’s going on within the hospitality trade,” stated the Fb submit saying Bierhaus’ closure. “Please assist native as they’ll all want your assist with so many unknowns to return in 2021.”

Earlier this 12 months, Ottawa restaurateur Jon Svazas selected to not renew his lease on his celebrated bar in Hintonburg, Bar Laurel. Because the pandemic started, some have predicted that early 2021 would see a wave of Ottawa eating places that might not face up to the monetary strain and uncertainty bow out.

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