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Char restaurant to expand by 50 percent

By JACK WEATHERLY Sometimes, a business solution is right out the back door. The owners of Char restaurant, the 4-Top Hospitality Group, seized the opportunity of leasing 3,000 square feet behind it in Highland Village. The expansion, which brings the total space under the Char roof to 9,300 square feet, will provide special events space. “We look forward to hosting ...

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Amerigo alums making mark as independent restaurant group

By TED CARTER Call them the four Amerigos. A partnership formed at Amerigo years ago has led David Conn, Doug Hogrefe, Ben Brock and Paul Schramkowski to create a casual dining enterprise on track to reach sales of $30 million annually, pay off its debt and open two additional restaurants in the fall. They seek simplicity over complex market analyses, preferring ...

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Local restaurant group achieving success in a flat market

By TED CARTER Based on distress their independent counterparts nationally are enduring, the partners who own Amerigo,  Char and several other casual dining restaurants in metro Jackson as well as Memphis and Nashville should be looking around for lifeboats. Instead, the partners are seeing double-digit revenue growth and preparing to expand their restaurant holdings in Jackson and Nashville. They are doing ...

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