Friar Tuck’s gets a new owner!

said on February 28th, 2019 filed under: Alta Sierra, Auburn, Colfax, Grass Valley, Lake of the Pines, Lake Wildwood, Localism, Nevada City, Whimsy

Friar Tucks, a staple of downtown Nevada City for 46 years, is turning the business over to new owners! Born from a love of food and wine, owners Greg and Rona Cook included their daughter, Carissa Cook Stroh, into the business.

“For 46 years, our family has been at the corner of Pine and Commercial. To have a constant in your life for 46 years is no small thing. It is a lifetime. A lifetime of “the restaurant” being in our constant vocabulary, of amazing customers and employees, of smelling like fondue at the end of the day. A lifetime of having a home. After 46 years, the Cook family is selling Friar Tuck’s Restaurant and looking towards a new season of life.

After very careful consideration, we found a family who holds the same love in their hearts that we (and you) have had in ours. After a lifetime of working seven days a week, Rona Cook is retiring. It is time for our family to move on and time for this restaurant to have fresh, new ownership…

We invite you to join us and share your stories with us, over the next month, as we enjoy our last days with the restaurant. We will carry it with us forever.”
(Source: The Union)

Friar Tucks will be passing over the business to the new owners in April 2019. Celebrate the history though March, then go back to welcome the new owners, Ken, Donna and Chad Paige! Live music 7 days a week!

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