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Scratch & Dent Caterers

Posted by Deborah Tompkins on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, In : Renovations 
We picked up, what should be our last necessary appliance today; a new but slightly scarred upright freezer, from a shady, stocked-to-the-ceiling warehouse near the industrial district of North Hamilton. As Ellen and I hefted it off the back of her pick-up we noticed it had more scratches than the proposed Hamilton stadium site.
I started to giggle a bit, thinking about the monster industrial fridge we had delivered the other day - used and cheap because it's dented...
And the dishwasher - fre...
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Opening

Posted by Deborah Tompkins on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, In : Renovations 
With little fanfare; no balloons, fireworks or rotating searchlights - our official opening date came and went.  We spent the day building and hanging shelving. Now we're anxiously awaiting the delivery of our new monster fridge and touching up paint before we call Public Health for our final inspection. But we are ready and excited to truly begin our new venture. Many, many thanks to our families and friends for all their help and support getting us to this point. 
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Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Posted by Deborah Tompkins on Friday, October 21, 2011, In : Renovations 
Yesterday was a productive day here in the ongoing struggle that is Lunch-Bags Kitchen Construction:  
    A plate glass window that had been broken since we bought the building in June was repaired.
    Hamilton Building Dept. Inspection passed our plumbing rough-in. Interestingly, even the inspector agreed with us that the installation of a grease interceptor - and the added expense - was overkill for a shop like ours that doesn't even prepare hot food! He seems to share our opinion concernin...
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