MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - A new concept restaurant that aims to feed the need as well as customers is set to open in the former location of Stanley BBQ in Overton Square.
Loeb Properties says the owners behind BOGARD plan to begin construction in the next month on the space at 2110 Madison Avenue. Among those who are behind the venture are co-owners; philanthropist Edward Bogard, Preston Butts Jr. and NBA Coach Lionel Hollins.
BOGARD stands for “Buying One Gives Another Rare Dish.” The concept behind the upscale restaurant is that for every meal purchased, another meal will be provided for someone in need through a partnership with the Mid-South Food Bank.
Stanley BBQ, which had been in the space, closed back in February.
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Loeb Properties, Inc. is pleased to announce the arrival of a new tenant at 2110 Madison Avenue (map) in Overton Square. BOGARD restaurant will be opening 3,790 sf space with plans to begin construction in the next month. Loeb Properties was represented by Aaron Petree, CCIM; BOGARD was represented by Barry Maynard of LRG.
The upscale BOGARD will serve contemporary southern-inspired dishes and hand-crafted cocktails in a unique Memphis dining experience; the acronym BOGARD stands for 'Buying One Gives Another Rare Dish'. For every meal purchased, another meal will be provided for a person in need through a strategic partnership with the Mid-South Food Bank.
Edward Bogard is the founder and philanthropic mind behind SoGiv, the world's first non-profit shoe design company and donates 100% of its proceeds to over twenty charitable foundations. BOGARD is also co-owned by NBA coach Lionel Hollins and Preston Butts, Jr., who were inspired to partner with the project by Edward Bogard's message and dedication to giving back.
BOGARD has hired experienced restaurateurs Ed Cabagiao (Zaka Bowl, SOB) and Ben McLean (Catfish & Caviar, Belly Acres) as operating managers for the new business.
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