“During the whole COVID pandemic, obviously we had to pivot,” Beth Smith, vice president of the luxury property, told the publication. “In our continued effort to expand on our singular brand, being one of a kind, we created a line of specialty products so that the hotel guests and visitors could enjoy our tradition at home.”
product website, the items are crafted in-house and based on recipes from Culinary Director Chef John Brand and his team.
Smith told SABJ that the new line was inspired in part by Emma Koehler, for whom the hotel is named. When Koehler owned the Pearl Brewery, she kept business flowing during prohibition by pivoting to nonalcoholic products and other essential goods.
Emma’s Provisions products are currently on sale at the hotel and will be available for shipping across the U.S. in the near future, the Business Journal reports.
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