Post Tagged with: "Epicurean"

EDITORIAL: Protect Workers From Exploitation

For the last decade, workers at Epicurean and Company have been pleading for help against an employer seemingly uninterested in treating them fairly. Georgetown University is long past due to take up the workers’ cause by investigating Epicurean’s labor practices. Historically, Epicurean has underpaid, threatened and generally mistreated its employees.[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments Editorial
BULLDOG TAVERN
UNITE HERE Local 23, the Aramark workers' union, and two former Aramark employees of Bulldog Tavern filed a suit against Epicurean and Co. alleging workers' rights violations in the contract transition from Aramark to Epicurean and Co.

Former Bulldog Tavern Employees File Suit Against Epicurean

UNITE HERE Local 23, the labor union representing Aramark employees, along with two former Aramark employees of Bulldog Tavern filed a lawsuit Aug. 20 against Epicurean and Company for alleged workers’ rights violations. Plaintiffs Edward Williams and Lisa Moriolé are filing suit with Unite Here Local 23 against Vigor Restaurant[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
BUELL KRATZER POWELL The popular Georgetown late night eatery, Epicurean and Co., was selected in May to take over Bulldog Tavern.

Epicurean and Co. Assumes Control of Bulldog Tavern

The opening of Healy Family Student Center in 2014 brought not only new study spaces to Georgetown students, but also a new watering hole — Bulldog Tavern. Since it opened in November 2014, the tavern has changed management three times. This fall, Epicurean and Company was selected as the new[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
WILLIAM ZHU/THE HOYA
After renovating its former hibachi grills, Epicurean and Company has opened a noodle and rice bowl station open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., which will allow customers to customize their orders.

Epicurean Launches Noodle Station

Epicurean and Company opened a noodle and rice bowl station offering custom-made pho and rice and noodle bowls with chicken, beef, shrimp, tofu and vegetables March 8. Georgetown students encountered the new addition upon returning to the restaurant for the first time after spring break. This is not the first[Read More…]

by March 16, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top

GEORGETOWN FROM AFAR: Late-Night Bonding at Epicurean

For Georgetown students, Epicurean and Company, better known as Epi, may simply be a last resort comfort food joint to visit with friends at 2 a.m., almost always after a disappointing night out. But as someone who does not go to Georgetown, and visits Epi for scrambled eggs at breakfast[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
OWEN EAGAN/THE HOYA
Epicurean and Company will add a new noodle bar feature to its location on Georgetown’s campus.
Renovations for the dining area will be completed in October, offering students new on-campus fare.

Epicurean Adds Noodle Station

After three months of renovations, Epicurean and Company will open a made-to-order noodle bar this October, offering students a variety of meat, vegetable and noodle dishes. The noodle bar will be set beside the sushi bar, replacing the hibachi grills that Epicurean once maintained. Beginning two years ago, Epicurean offered[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
KATHLEEN GUAN/THE HOYA
Epicurean and Company failed to apply for a license to remain open 24 hours a day when it made the change in 2013. The restaurant is now correcting the oversight.

Epicurean Files for 24-Hour License

Epicurean and Company is formally applying for a license to remain open 24 hours Monday through Saturday, although the restaurant extended its hours without a license in August 2013. The restaurant was officially approved by the Advisory Neighborhood Commission in February of this year to remain open 24 hours. To[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
ISABEL BINAMIRA FOR THE HOYA
Epicurean has become a popular hub for late-night socializing on the weekends since it extended its hours in May 2013, but it still draws low numbers of customers on weeknights.

Late-Night Epicurean Breaks Even

Epicurean and Company has begun to break even in its venture to remain open 24 hours a day, six days a week, during the academic year. Although the restaurant still has not made a profit since round-the-clock hours were implemented in September 2013, it has begun to attract a larger[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Epicurean Owner Denies Allegations of Abuse

Epicurean and Company owner Chang Wook Chon has pledged to uphold the university’s Just Employment Policy but has not agreed to change his business practices in response to a petition delivered by student representatives Nov. 11 protesting the treatment of his employees. “It’s not something I have to change because[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments News
Activists March on Epicurean

Activists March on Epicurean

More than 40 students marched into Epicurean and Co. on Monday afternoon to present a petition with 500-plus student signatures to owner Chang Wook Chon, demanding fair treatment of Epicurean workers. The event was organized by the Georgetown Solidarity Committee with the help of members of Georgetown chapter of the[Read More…]

by November 12, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News