Dan Simons: Out in Front

As a featured guest on the acclaimed The Kojo Nnamdi Show, heard on Washington, D.C.’s NPR member-station WAMU 88.5, our very own Dan Simons was out in front today speaking to the coalition of DC area restaurants, bars, cafes, hotels, … read more

Outstanding Spaces: Inviting Bar Design

Designing a great bar for guests to gather around is essential to drive business to your beverage program. But, the art of great restaurant bar designs and designing great bar concepts can be elusive for some. Lucky for us, we … read more

Development Goals: How R&D Trips Can Help You Innovate

Our team loves to travel. Exploring new and exciting locations. Getting inspired by traditional and modern architecture. Meeting locals and getting to know their culture. Keeping our eyes open in order to discover the next great restaurant design & business … read more

Dan Simons Out in Front: Sustainability Across the Board

Our very own Dan Simons is out in front with sustainable restaurant, beverage, and hospitality industry news. Sustainable Spirits. Featured in GW Magazine, Dan and Beverage Director Jon Arroyo recently spoke about VSAG clients, Farmers Restaurant Group (FRG) and Founding Spirits … read more

Our Last Straw: Six Months Later

As we embark upon the six-month anniversary of Our Last Straw, the non-profit launched last summer by our very own Dan Simons and Farmers Restaurant Group to champion eliminating single-use plastic straws in the DC restaurant and hospitality industry, we wanted … read more

Are Pancakes The Next Big Thing on Your Plate?

Ah, pancakes. The mere thought of these much loved, fluffy delights conjure up scenes from a bustling kitchen on weekend mornings, an old-school diner, a packed pancake house restaurant, or a great brunch with family and friends at a favorite … read more