Sep 16, 2021
We catch up with Kurt Huffman of
ChefStable to discuss lots to do with the state of the restaurant
business in 2021. Having a stake in dozens of projects and
restaurants gives Kurt and great perspective on some of the
challenges facing both restaurants and their employees, and diners
these days. We talk about his new projects in Lake Oswego and
Beaverton and perhaps as far as the Oregon Coast. We
touch on the evolution of buying the Tasty brand from John and
Renee Gorham. Kurt also shares how boxing has helped him deal
with the stresses of owning a host of restaurants.
Also, we hear why if all goes as
planned, Kurt will be living in France in 2023.
Lastly, we talk about the loss of much
of the foundation of Portland's hallmark restaurants and chefs with
the exit of Andy Ricker, John and Renee Gorham, and Jose Chesa from