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Welcome to the blog

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Our Need for Connection Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, technology was slowly pushing us into a different type of isolation. The convenience provided by technology made us increasingly reluctant to look beyond our homes or workplace for anything. Zoom calls, social media, dating apps, emails, delivery services… With so many people at our fingertips, we’re slowly […]

Introducing The 3rd Spot™️: The Future of Experiential Dining

The 3rd Spot

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Yard games are a great way to bring people together in the sunshine and fresh air. But what makes a good yard game?

What Makes a Good Yard Game?

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We are in the people business. This includes ALL people – guests and team members from all backgrounds and communities.

Everyone is Part of the Story

Friends taking selfie at a bar

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There are not many celebrations where a key component to the experience doesn’t involve some type of imbibing.  Well known as a “social lubricant”, alcohol can make us feel social, euphoric, confident and more relaxed.  There is a reason this is typically the first course in social settings and why people’s night out or celebration […]

Drink Different

drink flight

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In ‘eatertainment’, we design and build our venues around the guest experience. We want to maximize their journey through the venue and “wow” them with artistically clever touches. We’ve all seen Bar Rescue and know how design can influence guest behaviors. Who doesn’t want a beautiful space that leads the guest to the desired experience?

Improving the Server Experience

Server Experience

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What is it about being about the annual ritual of being outside during those first warm days of the year, once your sweatpants are packed away, that makes it so special?

Being Outdoors Enhances Experiences

Outdoor Fun

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Most of us have been raised on the traditional “courses” model of dining in restaurants. There are appetizers, entrees and desserts.

Appetizers are fine, but it’s normally too much food for 2 people, and not enough for 4. You can spoil your meal, which are you about to spend $38 on, or maybe get a bite, which is unsatisfying and anticlimactic.

Small Plates Dining Revolution

Small Plates

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Our “3rd Spot Shares” program exists to make our community support a reality. Through this program we will donate a percentage of membership fees to member nominated organizations, host fundraising events, volunteer our time within the community, and regularly partner with local charities to support them with their specific needs.

Sharing is Caring


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