Monthly Archives: January 2013

posted on by Noelle P.

A very SPICE Wedding: Q+A with Executive Event Planner, Jess Andjeski

As the Executive Event Planner of Spice of Life Catering Co. and Spice Kitchen + Bar, Jess Andjeski has worked in the service of dozens of brides and grooms. But this coming May, she’ll be front and center with her own groom-to-be as they exchange vows in the place where it all began – Lincoln Park in Tremont. How does a professional planner plan her own day? Read on for answers from the future Mrs. Brian Edmonds. Q. Jess, congrats on your engagement! Who’s the lucky guy? A. His name is Brian. We’ve been together for four years. We met when I was bartending in Tremont and become instant friends. He’s the funniest person I’ve ever met in my life. He teaches Special Ed at PEP (Positive Education Program) so he deals with some pretty tense stuff on a daily basis. But he’s still able to come home and make … READ MORE

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posted on by Jackie Bebenroth

The one-year wrap up

We’re turning the corner on our one-year restaurant anniversary! To say it’s been a wild ride is an understatement. Spice Kitchen + Bar launched with energy, excitement and optimism (and, quite honestly, a bit of trepidation), and we watched it grow like proud parents seeing their baby take her first step. And then sprawl all over the floor a time or two….then shake it off and hop right back up again. Now we’re running full speed, but not without help! Here are the twelve things we’ve been most grateful for in 2012 – our very first year as restauranteurs. 12. The Deerbuster’s fence. Until this year, Spice Acres suburbia has been a veritable salad bowl for the freeloading deer population. We called Deerbusters after numerous failed attempts to save $1,000s in lost produce. Now, a massive 7ft. fence protects the leafy greens so that they can grow and flourish for … READ MORE

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