Tue. Mar 21st, 2023

Bob Sager serves consumers in the course of the soft opening of the Tee Time Lounge in Iola on March 11. The business enterprise, situated at Glacier Wood Golf Club, will open Friday, March 31.Holly Neumann Photo

Tee Time Lounge to open at Glacier Wood

By Holly Neumann

Tee Time Lounge, situated at Glacier Wood Golf Club at 604 Water St. in Iola, will open its doors for the 1st time on Friday, March 31.

Basic manager Bob Sager is excited about the chance.

“I am no stranger to the bar market,” he mentioned. “I have discovered diverse elements of the business enterprise from diverse locations of the nation. I began out as a cook, then bartended. I have worked in supper clubs, banquet halls and bars.”

Sager, who owns the business enterprise with Christopher Polanco and Danielle Pelto, mentioned he is searching forward to sharing his talents with not only the Iola neighborhood, but also with golfers at Glacier Wood Golf Club.

“This is a excellent chance to open this up as an eatery, supper club sort of vibe,” he mentioned. “It will be a superior spot for a dating atmosphere, a niche that is not getting met anyplace: intimacy, but nevertheless about folks, appropriate etiquette and excellent scenery.”

Obtaining some entertaining

Sager also desires to have some entertaining. There will be karaoke, trivia nights, card nights and even bourbon tasting outdoors by the fire.

“We will usually be performing some thing new,” he mentioned. “I am prepared to attempt something as soon as. It is all about expanding in the market.”

Sager’s plans also incorporate month-to-month themed bloody Marys in a 36-ounce mug with all the fixings and bottomless mimosas every Sunday.

The meals will incorporate fundamental entrees and standard American cuisine.

“We will have a Friday fish fry and steaks on Saturday,” Sager mentioned. “We will also have broasted chicken on Sundays, but if you want a bucket of chicken to go, I will be delighted to make that any day of the week.”

The menu will also incorporate everyday specials and appetizers.

“I make some of the appetizers myself, from chicken wings, mozzarella sticks and chicken tenders,” Sager mentioned. “I like meals you can share with yet another individual. It creates a camaraderie.”
There will also be hot and cold grab-and-go products for golfers.

“We will have a slow and gradual development,” Sager mentioned. “I hope folks comprehend that, as I want almost everything performed appropriately. We are not going to start off with almost everything appropriate away, as I do not want to overwhelm the employees.”

He desires almost everything to be constant so that patrons obtain the identical top quality of meals, drinks and service every time they check out.

“Growing pains might take place, but my target is to make this a year-round establishment,” Sager mentioned.

The neighborhood has been incredibly welcoming so far, according to Sager.

“We had a soft opening on March 11,” he mentioned. “It was a lot of entertaining and there have been a lot of folks right here.”

For now, Tee Time Lounge will be open at three p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and remain open as lengthy as folks are there. On Saturday and Sunday, they will open at ten a.m.

Hours will modify as soon as golf season starts, with the kitchen to open at ten a.m.

There will also be an active cart employees to provide beverage requirements to golfers on and off the course.

By Editor