28 SPRINGS RESTAURANT – Siloam Springs, AR https://www.facebook.com/28Springs
With a strong desire to reinvest in their community the owners of 28 Springs Restaurant converted an underused building into a compelling modern restaurant in historic downtown Siloam Springs. This showpiece not only preserves the unique northwest Arkansas culture but provides honest food and drinks made from real ingredients, sourced locally whenever possible.
Providing a real alternative to formula national chains was a primary objective of the 28 Springs owners. 28 Springs Restaurant is a truly artisan, scratch kitchen. One of the unique options of 28 Springs is their in house bakery featuring fresh homemade ice cream, mini bourbon pecan pies and a variety of fresh baked breads daily including a selection of gluten free options.
The 28 Springs’ team requested the expertise of the Gilkey Restaurant Group to assist in stronger financial results. One specialty of the Gilkey Group includes support to improve restaurant costs. By following the Gilkey Group’s lead 28 Springs enjoyed a 25% labor cost decrease as well as a 10% improvement in food costs. In addition, TGRCG assisted in creating all day menus providing patrons with a greater variety and value. Sales are up!
Phase two for the Gilkey Group includes a creative brand boost. In their quest to provide the freshest, most innovative menu selections available, it’s not unusual for the kitchen team at 28 Springs to drive to local markets and farms to source fresh local products. All this focus on conceptual development yields a strong reputation for 28 Springs in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.