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Uptown Bar And Grill Sold To Kirby’s

uptownby Steven Doyle

Uptown Bar and Grill has been officially sold by the folks who owned Bailey’s Prime Plus, namely Ed Bailey. Interesting enough, the new owners are the people at Kirby’s and they have plans for a whole new concept. Bailey is looking to sell Chesterfield as well. This might be a great deal if you are wanting your own bar. And who doesn’t want their own cool bar?




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Bailey’s Update: Gundy Gone

by Steven Doyle

In the continuing saga over at Bailey’s Prime Plus, we are sent word that Gary Van Gundy has resigned from the company which also oversees Bailey’s, Patrizio’s, Chesterfield and Uptown Bar and Grill. This might prove good news for those that have been following the restructuring within the company. The move allows Ken Kuczwaj to take a greater role within the company and continue his work to build the brands.

We were also tipped off to several other changes in the organization a week ago and they are all positive in keeping with the promise that Kuczwaj made to make the company stronger and more profitable.            Continue reading


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Kuczwaj On Path For Success At Bailey’s

by Steven Doyle

We have been following the changes at Bailey’s Prime Plus for many months now.  The interesting local restaurant that up until just weeks ago had locations in Dallas, Cedar Hill, Fairview and Fort Worth. I say recently because the Fort Worth has closed with the explanation that although it was actually successful, there was an offer for the space that was far too good to pass up.

With the advent of hiring Ken Kuczwaj as overseer and general manager for the Bailey’s family of restaurants, there have actually been some very positive changes. Let’s look at those and see some current results.   Continue reading

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