BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE:
RESOLVED, that the city council of the city of Duluth hereby issues the following on sale intoxicating liquor license and on sale Sunday license for the period ending August 31, 2007, subject to departmental approvals and the payment of sales and property taxes:
Hell’s Kitchen Duluth, LLC (Hell’s Kitchen), 310 Lake Avenue South, with Cynthia Gerdes, CEO and 43.5 percent stockholder, John Mitchell Omer, president and 43.5 percent stockholder, Stephen R. Meyer, vice president and five percent stockholder and Mark C. Anderson, vice president and eight percent stockholder.
Alcohol, gambling and tobacco commission discussion of 5/2/2007: Mark Anderson was present on behalf of the application. Mr. Anderson explained that they will be opening up a new restaurant in the middle of June and would like to have a liquor license for their establishment. To the commission’s inquiry, Mr. Anderson replied that they will be serving upscale American food with breakfast as their specialty, lunch and dinner. He stated that they will be open at 7:00 a.m. for breakfast and will close around 10:00 p.m. pending events going on at the DECC. To questioning from the commission, the clerk replied that this is a “new” liquor license that can be issued to an establishment classified as a restaurant which would apply to this application. Officer Latour state he has approved this application. There being no further discussion, Mr. Hanson moved that THE APPLICATION OF HELL’S KITCHEN DULUTH, INC. (HELL’S KITCHEN), 310 LAKE AVEVUE SOUTH, FOR AN ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE FOR THE PERIOD ENDING AUGUST 31, 2007, WITH CYNTHIA GERDES, CEO AND 43.5 PERCENT STOCKHOLDER, JOHN MITCHELL OMER, PRESIDENT AND 43.5 PERCENT STOCKHOLDER, STEPHEN R. MEYER, VP AND FIVE PERCENT STOCKHOLDER AND MARK C. ANDERSON, VP AND EIGHT PERCENT STOCKHOLDER BE APPROVED, AND THE SAME BE RECOMMENDED TO THE CITY COUNCIL FOR APPROVAL. Mr. Serre seconded the motion and it was unanimously approved.