Not only were there no cases of Covid among Hunt and Alpine staff, but their work situations were made materially better. Co-owners Briana and Andrew Volk gave everyone a raise to a minimum of $15 an hour and offered health insurance options. The pair also encouraged staff to pursue educational opportunities, even in fields that aren’t related to hospitality.
The cocktail-driven restaurant continues to grow, recently coming out of a renovation and staff expansion. In addition to cocktails, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, its tight and fun wine and food selection is currently served on the patio.