Items Tagged with 'Essence Restaurant Group'


Change Ups: Green Well rebranded as Rockford Riverside Grille

May 4, 2018
Essence Restaurant Group rebranded its Green Well Rockford location into a more family-friendly concept called Rockford Riverside Grille, at 8 E. Bridge St. NE. Read More

Restaurant group replaces gastropub in suburb

April 16, 2018
A restaurant group is converting its riverfront gastropub in the area into a more “family friendly” concept. Read More

Grand Rapids Magazine names Restaurant of the Year

January 24, 2018
Grand Rapids Magazine has unveiled the winners of its 38th-annual Dining Awards, including the Restaurant of the Year. Read More

MRA trends report predicts slow start to 2018

Despite ‘surprising’ sales gains in third quarter, restaurant operators expect hiring slowdown in next six months.

December 8, 2017
The local restaurant industry is taking a wait-and-see approach to hiring next year. Read More

Q&A: Lauren Jaenicke

July 25, 2017
Lauren Jaenicke has worked for Essence Restaurant Group for 10 years and spent the last three years as its marketing and sustainability director. Read More

Moving toward an inclusive economy

July 13, 2017
Here in West Michigan, we have several companies driving the growth of a more inclusive economy. These companies envision an economy in which businesses collaborate to be more inclusive, hire people from all backgrounds and cultures and protect the environment — all while earning a profit. Read More

Restaurant group opens gastropub

May 15, 2017
A new gastropub in the area is now open for lunch and dinner. Read More

Gastro pub filling riverfront vacancy

January 19, 2017
A former riverfront restaurant space in the area has landed a new tenant to fill the vacated spot, which has been empty since last summer. Read More

Inside Track: Chef finds happy medium

Once a restaurant owner, Jeremy Paquin enjoys ‘just being a chef again.’

October 14, 2016
An email arrived in Jeremy Paquin’s inbox several weeks ago regarding a piece of his past he cannot shake. Read More

Restaurant group earns B Corp status

February 3, 2016
A local restaurant group has joined a global movement of people using “business as a force for good.” Read More