Uptown Kitchen breakfast and lunch venue purchased by Quality Dining, Inc.

The Avocado Toast inside Uptown Kitchen on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 in Mishawaka.

When a successful business changes hands, dedicated customers usually have an immediate, instinctive response – don’t change anything.

And that was certainly the case when the old Downtown cuisine owner Jonathan Lutz sold the Granger-based breakfast and lunch restaurant to Quality Dining, Inc.

“I’ve been here pretty much every day since we knew we were going to sign the deal and talked to hundreds of customers,” said Steve Hunter, vice president of operations at Quality Dining. “And (they say) don’t change anything. And I said well, how about if we don’t change the food and we keep a great team, but there are a few things we can do to freshen it up a bit Restaurant .”

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