Restaurant under renovation

Renovation work continues at the Buffalo Wild Wings in Farmington. The restaurant closed last week for a complete renovation and is expected to re-open soon.

Shawnna Robinson, Daily Journal

Buffalo Wild Wings in Farmington started renovations last week and is set to reopen soon.

The restaurant, opened in 2008, was the first business in the development at Maple Valley Plaza.

This is the first major change for Buffalo Wild Wings since it opened.

"The renovation is almost a total gutting of the building," General Manager Sara Lugo said. "The renovation will redo the entrance, taking care of a customer-flow problem and make other improvements."

The renovation will include larger televisions and bar area, along with new floor, furniture and kitchen equipment. TVs, a bigger bar area, a whole new floor, new furniture, and kitchen equipment.

The grill and bar closed on Aug. 15 for the renovations and was expected to open again for normal business today.

Lugo said management and some staff have helped with the renovations. Lugo began at the restaurant since the Farmington opening and became general manager in 2012.

The owner of the restaurant is Z&G Restaurants, which also own Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants in Poplar Bluff, Sikeston, and Cape Girardeau, Missouri as well as Mt. Vernon, Marion, and Carbondale, Illinois.


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