With an overzealous Attorney General, Mark Sands, Woodchips BBQ was facing temporary suspension of their liquor license or potential revocation all together from the Michigan Liquor Commission Control. The trial had humorous moments but with dire conseque
In this episode, we meet Erik Reinhart, a semi-retired Lapeer Prosecutor who offered to represent Woodchips BBQ pro bono. We speak with Erik and get a better understanding of the legal actions and threats the restaurant was facing for staying open during
In this episode of Restaurant Revolution, Patrick talks about summer of 2020 and reopening the restaurant with new regulations to manage. He reached out to government officials to get a better understanding of how to honor established laws like HIPPA and
It's March 2020, and businesses across Michigan are asked to shut down. What do business owners and employees do?
On this episode of the Restaurant Revolution, founder and owner of Woodchips BBQ in Lapeer, Michigan takes us through the legislative process throughout the summer of 2020 and examines how small businesses were expected to survive with unprecedented regul
The lockdown continues in Michigan through April 2020. 15 Days to Flatten the curve has turned into several weeks with no end in site as the goal post keeps moving. It's starting to take an emotional toll on the public, but what was it like to run a