CHEF JOHN HOWIE'S BLOG

Enjoy a collection of content from Chef Howie and members of his team.

A Box From the Sea

By clalley | March 31, 2020

Last week I introduced the Curbside Butcher at Beardslee Public House and John Howie Steak. These are boxes of various meats that will feed a family of four for a week and a value price. This allows me to support our community, our suppliers and bring some of my team members back to work for…

John Howie Steak – Curbside Butcher is open for business!

By clalley | March 28, 2020

No, you are not seeing double. Yesterday I announced the opening of Curbside Butcher at Beardslee Public House, my restaurant and brewery in Bothell. The program was received with great excitement and sold out quickly. With so much demand and support, I am pleased to announce JHS Curbside Butcher. I am helping my suppliers by…

Beardslee Curbside Butcher Shop is open for business!

By clalley | March 27, 2020

The Beardslee Public House Curbside Butcher Shop Information Starting on Friday March 27th, 2020 The Beardslee Public House will be offering a Butcher’s Box. Included in the box is enough food products to provide the base of five meals for (4) family members or more. (2) lbs – Ground Beef (fresh) (1) lb – Ground…

Introducing our Curbside Family Dinners for Four

By clalley | March 25, 2020

SEASTAR FAMILY MEALS FOR FOUR Our family meals are prepared meals ready to be reheated in your home! They are offered on Wednesday and Saturday. Meals for Wednesday must be ordered and paid for by end of business Monday, and by Thursday for the Saturday meal. Seastar Family Meals come with everything that is needed…

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Where’s Chef Howie? October 31, 2019 – Happy Halloween!

By Chef John Howie | November 1, 2019

Last week I hopped back into the business with both feet, preparing menus for the upcoming Seattle Restaurant week, new recipes for my Costco project, attending and helping to prepare a five course meal for attendees of the Special Olympics Tasting Room Event held at Freemont Studios. The event was a great success as many…

Chef John Howie and Gene Sauers at Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Club - Photograph by AnneMarie Zarba

Where’s Chef Howie?

By Chef John Howie | October 21, 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019 After an enjoyable week of vacation R&R (golf, sunshine and beaches), I am happy to be back!  While I was away, our restaurant group hosted groups who purchased experiences we donated to Medical Teams International and Bellevue LifeSpring. I am proud to say we have donated more than $6 million to local charitable organizations since 2002, and I couldn’t…

Beardslee Home Delivery tator tots instead of fries

Food Delivery From Beardslee Public House: We Match Our Dine-In Experience With Your At-Home One!

By | October 17, 2019

Beardslee Food Delivery Q: What drives 51% of Americans these days to get food delivered from their favorite restaurants? A: Comfort. Comfort of easy ordering via food delivery apps and eating `comfort’ foods in front of the TV with family and friends after an exhausting day at work. Beardslee Public House has become a destination for…

SOUND IMPROVEMENT AT BEARDSLEE HOUSE

Shhhh… We Are Dining, And Not At The Bar At Beardslee Public House

By | October 12, 2019

Noise abatement at Beardslee Restaurants are noisy. Especially the most popular ones. Beardslee Public House in Bothell, WA, is both a family restaurant and a bar and we know how noisy it can get when a scratch-cuisine restaurant comes together with a crowded bar. You, our dining guests, have told us. So we’re separating the two.…

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How Do Restaurants Create Compensation Equality in the Washington State Food Service Industry?

By Chef John Howie | July 31, 2019

In the news recently, you may have seen Washington’s rising minimum wage blamed as the reason some Seattle Area restaurants are struggling and even closing. While the minimum wage certainly presents one challenge, there are numerous factors contributing to the economic shortfalls faced by restaurants. Regardless, I believe restaurateurs can survive – and even thrive – while also living up to…

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Beardslee’s 2019 Home Brew Competition: Honoring The Commitment Of Home Brewing Hobbyists!

By | July 29, 2019

Beardslee Public House (BPH) announces its 2019 Home Brew Competition! We provide the Amber Wort to start your beer. You create the best beer you can for judges (chosen by Beardslee’s head brewer, Drew Cluley) who will appraise the entries in accordance to 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines. The beer can be brewed to any style the…