Celebrating the vulnerable but viable

Paul McBeth
Fri, 05 Nov 2021

Celebrating the vulnerable but viable
Who would've thought a new Queenstown restaurant could've opened during covid? (Image: Supplied)
Paul McBeth
Fri, 05 Nov 2021
Nestled in Queenstown mall, restaurant Margo’s had an unexpected celebration in the time of covid – a first birthday.Part of the Future Hospitality Group, owners James Ace and Bert Haines had been plotting the Mexican-inspired restaurant for five years and were well into planning when covid hit.That was bad enough for any hospitality business, but in the heart of tourist country, it should’ve been fatal to their plans. After all, plenty of businesses across the country put their investment intentions on hold while they figured...

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