Our Maine Street's Aroostook Issue 7 : Winter 2011 - Page 66

Aroostook Eats Irish Setter Pub Please introduce yourself to our readers. My name is Debi Gustin. I live in Fort Fairfield, Maine. I have been a County girl since I married my husband in l971. establishments. While living in the Chicago area, I worked at Olive Garden as a developer of server training, An Olive Garden trip to Italy to learn about wine and food was educational and will be of use in the establishment. When and who established the restaurant? The restaurant was opened by Terry Greenier and Jerry What is the theme of your restaurant? We are trying to provide a warm and relaxing place Tanner in March of 2006. that resembles, in a small way, an Irish pub where people of the community gathered for news and socializing. We offer a variety When did you become involved? I came to work at the restaurant in August of 2007. I of food from snacks to full meals with some traditional Irish fare. learned that the restaurant was for sale. I thought I could do A large selection of beverages for all ages is also available. some exciting things with the place, so I made an offer and it was accepted. I became the owner in February of 2008. My husband Who is your chef? Our kitchen manager is Gene Hathaway. He has been came on board full-time in May of 2009 to help with financial with the Irish Setter Pub since it opened. He is o