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Two Boozehounds and a Professional Wine Taster Knock Knees at the Bar

Deb (our wine saleswoman), Wes (CH Cook/Manager), and myself sat down and sampled some wine. We are updating the CH wine list so Deb gave us a little tour of her catalog. We landed three new wines so far. Here’s the takeaway of Two Boozehounds and a Professional Wine Taster: Badger Mountain Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, […]

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Thanksgiving Pie Total

Can you believe we made 720 pies for Thanksgiving??? We hope you enjoyed them!

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Another Beshara

Please help us welcome the newest Beshara to the Colonial House Restaurant & Bar family! Eleanor Ruby made her entrance into the world on August 2nd. Great Grandpa Bill couldn’t be prouder.

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Colonial Housers Walking for a Cause

On Saturday, June 27th, Colonial House friends and family tied their laces for a cause. A cause that we stand behind. It was a two mile trek that started at Memorial Park Band Shell at ten in the morning. This walk raises money for a cure for ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis); a progressive neurodegenerative disease […]

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Meet the Barkeep, Dani Kuhl

“When you turn 15 you come work for me,” Bob Beshara said to Sue’s doe eyed daughter. Sue Wherry served tables at the restaurant for 10 years! “Ok,” squeaked little Dani. So on the day of her 15th birthday Dani came back to the Colonial House and filled out an application and Bob hired her […]

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Brenden Oppelt

Brenden’s Rapid City High School advisor, Jane Oleary, called me last year asking if I would mentor a student who was interested in going to culinary school. We agreed and Brendon began working the 4 AM baking shift leaving at 7AM to make it to his school classes. This was a major effort for him, […]

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Culinary Exploration Class – Central High School

Becky Hollibaugh, culinary arts instructor at Central High School, invited me last year to present to her class a culinary exposition with demonstrations. She was looking for someone in the industry who could give her students a firsthand look at what it would be like for them to become a culinarian, cook or chef. Last […]

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Mother’s Day

This year honor and celebrate mom at the Colonial House Restaurant and Bar. Where moms can enjoy and relax with their families. For moms we will be offering an 8oz Filet Mignon hand cut by the owner, my pa. With the Filet you get choice of soup or salad and choice of potato. Mom’s also […]

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ACF Academy Style Dinner and the Colonial Crew

Every year, usually in March, the Colonial House crew rustles up and heads down to Hill City’s Alpine Inn for a feast of several courses known as the American Culinary Federation Academy Style Dinner. It’s awesome. Professional chefs aid and teach younger up and comings how to prepare fine dining on a large course. And […]

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Community Education Cake Baking and Decorating Class 101

April 12, 2015 A cake baking and decorating class was held at the Colonial House Restaurant Sunday, April 12th 2015. Eight students signed up for the class through the Community Education of the Black Hills 730 E Watertown, Rapid City. Call early to book future classes (605-394-5120) as the fill up fast! Students were learning […]

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