Remembering The Stoop


The original Stoop was conceived in 1995 and opened in 1996. Having experienced great success with Slices Pizza, my gateway into food service, and owning an unused second floor in the same building, I naturally (and so innocently and naively) believed that an additional success could be achieved by opening a full-service restaurant and bar on the second floor.

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Perspective: Envisioning A Re-Opened Restaurant


Say you owned a restaurant that was open for many years, well-liked and successful, that one day you closed because although you had an immensely hard-working and dedicated staff, you just weren’t good enough to find the right person to run it long-term, and could no longer juggle the demands of finding and keeping great staff and management at the same time as your then-current 75 hour-a-week...

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