Britt and Leo have spent ten years running Winesap, the best restaurant in their small Pennsylvania town. They cater to their loyal customers; they don't sleep with the staff; and business is good, even if their temperamental pastry chef is bored with making the same chocolate cake night after night. But when their younger brother, Harry, opens his own restaurant - a hip little joint serving an aggressive lamb neck dish - Britt and Leo find their own restaurant thrown off-kilter.
Britt becomes fascinated by a customer who arrives night after night, each time with a different dinner companion. Their pastry chef, Hector, quits, only to reappear at Harry's restaurant. And Leo finds himself falling for his executive chef-tempted to break the cardinal rule of restaurant ownership.
©2014 Michelle Wildgen (P)2014 Dreamscape Media, LLC
Brothers Britt and Leo have settled into a comfortable routine running their successful restaurant in a small town. Enter brother Harry who shakes things up by coming back to town after having made the decision to open a small restaurant of his own in the same town. What does this mean to the family? Will Britt and Leo support his new endeavor? Will this be the wedge that drives the family apart? Having spent many years working in the restaurant business myself, I had many enjoyable deja vu moments in the depictions of the challenges of opening a new restaurant as well as the day to day operations of a restaurant. For me, it seemed very true to life how we sometimes resist and fight changes that can be opportunities for personal growth that, ultimately, enhance our lives.
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