A Thai restaurant with a southern kick is coming quickly to Roebuck. And Spartanburg, Greer, Duncan and Greenville.
An 80-seat Roebuck location would be the first growth by Boiling Springs Thai Y’all proprietor Kevin Starr, set to open in early March.
“I really feel nice once I stroll into Thai Y’all and see a smile from everybody,” an formidable 30-year-old Starr mentioned. “From prospects to our employees, the good power brings nice meals and ambiance.”
Star, who owns a Thai restaurant in Thailand, opened his first location in Boiling Springs.
Along with operating the restaurant, Starr is a pre-medical pupil at USC Upstate and plans to attend medical faculty. He belongs to the Rotary Membership and mentors foster youngsters.
Final summer season, he was accepted into the Medical Expertise Academy in Greenville, a spot the place college students can discover well being care.
“I used to be cooking many occasions for my MedEx associates and so they preferred my home made Thai meals and couldn’t discover a like style in any surrounding eating places,” he mentioned. “I knew that I ought to do one thing to go alongside this home made Thai meals for everybody.”
So final fall, he determined to open a restaurant in Boiling Springs at 3720 Boiling Springs Highway, Suite H. Its hours are 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday by way of Sunday.
“First, it must be the very best wholesome home made Thai meals and places a whole lot of love and cautious consideration on every plate by a Thai chef,” he mentioned. “Second, it must be a household and constructive and dealing setting with good advantages for all employees.
“Third, it must be earth-friendly, for each attainable facet. Fourth, it must be straightforward for everybody to order and have an excellent expertise as a result of I like having the ability to serve simply the proper home made Thai meals for my associates at such an excellent worth.”
Meals begin as little as $6.99, he mentioned.
“I attempt to maintain the value low so all people can have entry to wholesome meals,” he mentioned.
Along with his first location’s success, Star mentioned he determined to open extra places — beginning at 3257 Carolina Nation Membership Highway in Roebuck, which he’s renovating and putting in all new kitchen tools.
The Roebuck location will function bamboo on the partitions — inside and out of doors.
The owner, Lisa Ray Fowler, mentioned all wooden for the inside is refurbished wooden. Plus, there might be an eco-friendly, exterior rain assortment system to water the vegetation.
After Roebuck, Starr plans to open a 50-seat location in downtown Spartanburg in late Might or June. After that, he desires to open places in Greer, Duncan and Greenville.
Starr mentioned he desires to make eating as nice an expertise as attainable.
“We’re additionally investing in a cellular utility for each Apple and Android that can make it simpler for everybody to order,” he mentioned.
“When you create a profile and arrange the account, you’ll be able to place an order inside 30 seconds and even 5 seconds out of your favourite meals record or historical past order and obtain a message when it is able to choose up.”
Star additionally presents catering, at a particular worth for nonprofit, volunteer occasions or faculty occasions.
“We like to assist our local people and we’re very straightforward and versatile to work occasions,” he mentioned.
As for the menu, in addition to seafood, rooster and pork dishes, additionally they have tofu choices and a vegetable-only menu.
For purchasers with allergy symptoms, “All employees has been educated and the meals might be ready in separate tools,” he mentioned. “All servers will ask each time if there may be any meals allergy we should always concentrate on. We perceive that is very severe.”