Burrito Guyz owners Hasmukh Patel, Chetan Patel, and Yogesh Patel are dedicated to high-quality ingredients and fresh products while providing exceptional customer service at their new business. They are excited to be part of expanding a fast-growing Ontario-based quick serve restaurant franchise into Quinte West. Majority owner and operator Hasmukh Patel is passionate about fresh food having spent many years in the food service industry with a focus on flavours and freshness.
Norm’s Marine Surplus offers a wide variety of marine accessories for boats and docks. Products available include dock lines and running rigging for sailboats, boat fenders, dock ladders, cleats, solar lights and dock edging, Vulcan and Rocna anchors, mooring whips, and portable toilets and sanitation supplies. Norm’s Marine Surplus also offers custom dock lines and splicing services for running rigging on sailboats.
Visitors are encouraged to come explore Quinte Museum of Natural History’s new exhibit, Diving Deep: A Tale of Whales Through Time, open now. Developed in partnership with Research Casting International, the exhibit follows the fascinating journey of whales through time. Visitors are encouraged to get up close to life-size whale specimens and discover the awe-inspiring story of these ocean giants for themselves.
Quinte West, ON: Chop Shop Barber Shop new owners Cheryl Bell and Jeff Clements have revitalized a long-standing Quinte West business, continuing a legacy business but with modern updates and attention to detail. Jeff has 24 years of service in the Canadian Armed Forces and a deep family history in the barber shop business. Jeff’s mother is a barber in Matane, Quebec and the business’s new 1950’s barber pole once belonged at Clements mother’s barber shop.
The Counter aims to provide an elevated deli experience, offering soups, salads and classic sandwiches using quality ingredients. Everything will be made at The Counter, utilizing local providers and the market when available. The Counter will also extend the menu during patio season and will fulfill catering orders. Braden and Kylie are also looking to curate a culinary adventure where they execute a fine dining tasting menu experience monthly.
The QW Chamber will be hosting its 2023 President’s Dinner and AGM on March 23rd. This is a special night in Quinte West where the business community comes together to recognize the accomplishments of its Chamber, the success of its business community and to pay their respects to this year’s Honorary Life Time Membership recipients Ken and Cynthya Schmidt.
Larocque Boutique Opens in Quinte West. Larocque Boutique offers unique and custom-designed high-end lighting, jewelry for your home, which is CSA approved, modern home decor and gifts including unique handmade Newfoundland items by Newfoundland artisans and items designed and manufactured by local Canadians such as Jacquline Kent of London Ontario.
Franchise owner Keethan Udayakumar has worked in the quick service restaurant industry for over 15 years. Udayakumar was inspired to open another location of this popular franchise and join the Quinte West community, giving residents a place to connect with their families.
At the recent meeting of the Chamber of Commerce Accreditation Council of Canada, the Council was pleased to be able to recognize chambers from across the country achieving or maintaining their accreditation.