Legit Provisions is bringing a style of Kansas Metropolis to downtown St. Helena.
Scheduled to open the primary week of November, Legit Provisions will supply Kansas Metropolis-style barbecue, with a self-serve beer and wine station, within the former Cook dinner Tavern area at 1304 Major St.
It is going to operate as a grab-and-go market with carry-out beer and wine and ready meal kits. Clients may order for pickup by way of an internet kiosk.
“We wish it to be a spot for locals to hang around, eat some barbecue and have a drink,” stated proprietor/operator Kiersten Firquain. “And if you would like one thing to take dwelling and put together at dwelling, that possibility’s obtainable as effectively.”
Legit Provisions can be teaming up with wineries to supply charcuterie and snack kits for wine tastings.
Firquain drew on an identical idea for her Completely happy Meals Co. in Kansas Metropolis, which primarily provided meal kits. It closed as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, Firquain visited St. Helena in January on the lookout for a spot to launch her subsequent enterprise. She noticed the Cook dinner Tavern area had been vacant since October 2019, and he or she thought St. Helena may use some good barbecue.
Opening a restaurant throughout a pandemic presents apparent challenges, however Firquain is optimistic.