The Roanoker - January/February 2018 - 63
WALL STREET TAVERN
THE NEXT GENERATION
A FRESH TAKE ON THE UPSCALE BAR
Macado's is adding to the family, with five new
locations coming soon.
Wall Street Tavern is an award winner thanks to
their new executive chef who can do it all.
Five new restaurants are being added to Macado's list of locations.
Executive Chef Cara Lowe is "an absolute blessing" for Wall Street Tavern.
MACADO'S HAS BIG PLANS for the future, including five new locations
"GO WITH YOUR GUT; don't be afraid," said Dan Mock, co-owner with
added to the family. Vinton, Winchester and Bridgewater, as well as
sister Catherine Justice of the Wall Street Tavern, located in the Roa-
Columbia, South Carolina, and Knoxville, Tennessee will be joining
noke City Market Building. Though in the restaurant business for 22
the ranks of spots where guests can get their next favorite sandwiches
years, his gut told him to hire a chef when he opened in 2015, so he did.
"Cara is an absolute blessing," Mock said referring to Executive
Owner Richard Macher is all about forward thinking, wanting Macado's to
Chef Cara Lowe. "If there was no Cara, there would be no awards."
strive for the best. Whether it's his family or employees in the management
Since earning the 2016 Roanoker Dining Awards silver for Best
program, he encourages anyone to step up and be part of their exciting
New Restaurant, the Wall Street Tavern has earned platinum for Best
Brunch Drinks and silver for Best Appetizers and Small Plates, Best
"It's really about creating a future for the next generation of Macado's
management and staff," says Macher. "We're building the company for the
future. It's about what my staff and customers want for our restaurants."
Macado's is a staple in Roanoke, with nearly 40 years serving hungry patrons. Macher encourages innovation and changing things up for the people.
Live Entertainment, and Top Chef for 2018.
"Not every chef has the personality to work front of house," Mock
said. But their open kitchen makes that ability crucial. "Cara was
trained in French cuisine but has no problem fixing fish and chips
while engaging with the customer. She does it all with a smile."
Renovations will also take place at current locations (Salem, Farmville
The tavern's build-your-own Bloody Mary bar won them Best
and Boone, North Carolina), with full-service bars outside and other ways
Brunch Drinks-choose your vodka and add ingredients from the buf-
to make their outdoor seating more climate-controlled. And their team is
fet. Dinner entrees include slow-cooked pot roast and chicken piccata.
just getting started.
But daily lunch specials, live music and local craft beer served in the
"It's a lot of work, but that's what I mean about changing," Macher adds.
"What can make our restaurants better? It's that cool, hipster image we're
trying to achieve."
bar or heated patio define the restaurant's upscale bar theme.
The Wall Street Tavern is open seven days a week and offers online
ordering and downtown delivery.
WALL STREET TAVERN
19 LOCATIONS IN VIRGINIA,
32 MARKET SQUARE SE, ROANOKE
WEST VIRGINIA, NORTH CAROLINA AND TENNESSEE
540-342-9555 | WALLSTREETTAVERNVA.COM