HR Meals, a cafe in the Warehouse Foods Hall, is the most new incarnation of proprietor Hank Robertson’s passion for cooking and serving exceptional meals.
Born in West Virginia, Robertson arrived to Colorado when he was 15 several years previous, and early on, he uncovered cooking as an avenue for his creativity.
“I’ve normally experienced a passion for food stuff considering the fact that I was 12. I begun cooking for myself not for the reason that my mother was not a very good cook dinner, I just liked my foods improved,” Robertson joked.
He arrived in Craig 10 a long time back, and after a assortment of professions in the Yampa Valley that expected vacation and time away from house, he made the decision to build a small business dependent on his appreciate of making ready meals for buddies and family.
He commenced out with a very simple outdoor foods stand showcasing Navajo tacos and gyros. Future, he took over the snack bar at the Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, and then purchased a meals truck he stationed at destinations all-around town, all the although creating a devoted customer foundation.
Final May possibly, the opportunity to open up a cafe in the Warehouse Food Hall at 1589 W. Victory Way came about immediately after a chance assembly with the owner, Amanda Montgomery. Quickly after, Robertson made a decision to park his foods truck and open up up HR Foods.
That includes basic American foods, the menu is made up of a variety of burgers, rooster sandwiches and wings, all served with a aspect of hand-lower fries.
“We’re the only spot in city that does hand-lower fries,” Robertson stated. “We go as a result of almost … a thousand kilos of potatoes a 7 days.”
Presently, the Firebird is his top rated-selling burger. It is made up of a 50 percent-pound burger topped with mango-habanero sauce, cream cheese and bacon served on a brioche bun. One more well known get is the wings, lathered in one particular of six do-it-yourself sauces that Robertson classifies as major-solution. In simple fact, he dished up about 175 kilos for clients just previous month.
Each individual working day of the 7 days consists of a daily unique — Tuesday is Navajo tacos, Wednesday is a working day-by-working day choice, Thursday functions the gorgonzola steak salad, and Friday is chicken fried chicken fries.
Not long ago, HR Meals and the Warehouse commenced web hosting steak evenings on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, featuring a generous 16-ounce ribeye with asparagus and mashed potatoes.
Often on the lookout for fantastic foodstuff, Robertson has just agreed to purchase area beef from M&M Personalized Grazing, so steak night time at HR Food items will quickly carry tasty and healthier nearby proteins to patrons of HR Meals.
To aid market the Warehouse and HR Meals, a variety of themed steak evenings will be presented to provide exhilaration and enjoyment to the eating practical experience. On Sept. 25, there will be an 80s evening, while designs are in the is effective for an Oktoberfest celebration emphasizing some German foods and a household helpful Halloween meal night.
“If I’m angry, I’m likely to go prepare dinner. If I’m unhappy, I’m going to go prepare dinner. If I’m pleased, I’m likely to invite a bunch of men and women more than, and cook for all of ‘em,” Robertson claimed. “That’s my outlet, how I escape.”