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industry and doing nicely
after service in World War I
.. . A friend of his from
Cleveland" talked Carl into
investing in the Grand
River Chop House . . . with
the supposed assurance that
"I can make a go of it."
However, it seems the
was a little thin-skinned
about certain Federal laws
governing the sales of pota-
bles and took a powder,
leaving Carl with half a res-
taurant and all of a tire
store . . . After trying for a
while, Carl came to the con-
clusion that no man can
serve two masters, so he
sold the tire store and con-
centrated on running the
Grand River Chop House,
with eminently successful
will oversee the culi-
nary direction . . . Partners
are Ken Fink of Ann Arbor
and Ira Mondry . . . He was
chef at four-star rated De
Puy Canal House in New
York, Tweeney's, , and for
the past four years, execu-
tive chef at Holly Hotel,
Glorious Foods' daily spe-
cials go from appetizers to
desserts . . . plus low-
cholesterol and low-salt
TURK PRUJAN (Her-
man Prujansky) has an-
other trophy, number four,
to go in his collection . . .
The former Detroiter re-
ceived an Angel Victory
Award from Music and Per-
forming Arts Angels for
best song about Los Angeles
. . . It's called, "I Found An
Business boomed through Angel In Los Angeles."
Both words and music are
the '20s and when Prohibi-
tion came to a screeching by "Turk," who also has two
halt in the early '30s, Carl gold records for his composi-
was ready to cash in .. . tions, "My Bar Mitzvah
1933 saw Carl's Bar & Chop Boy" and "My Bas Mitzvah
House open its doors . . . Day," both of which fea-
Steaks and chops have been tured the great Ziggy
the specialty at Carl's, with Elman on trumpet . . . An-
Carl laying claim to selling other expected to go over the 1
more 4-H Club blue ribbon million mark in sales is "My
steaks and chops than any Yiddishe Tata."
"Turk" intends to be here
other restaurant in the
country . . . But while Carl's visiting soon.
is primarily a steak house,
Carl will take a back seat to DRIVE appear§ each
no person in his selective weekend in August at Mur-
fresh fish and seafood.
dock's, Crooks Rd., Auburn
Carl's can seat about 795 Heights.
at one time if necessary .. .
480 downstairs in three MUER'S Mama & Pasta
rooms and another 315 with family restaurant opened to
an upstairs dining room the public recently on
opened as it was for a recent Schoolcraft in Livonia, it
Saturday night game.
marked a milestone in the
While others have discon- growth and success of his
tinued the various pre- C.A. Muer Corp. . . . The
dining side dishes, Carl has restaurant is number 35 in
maintained his offering of Chuck's collection . . . and
fresh, crisp iced vegetables, adds a fourth concept to his
relishes, cottageheese and chain . . . Current restau-
rants are categorized as sea-
There's always too much food restaurants, seafood
to eat . . . so if you want a and tavern restaurants and
doggie bag, no problem .. . neighborhood restaurants
The one at Carl's is among . . . Mama & Pasta's is de-
the cutest I've seen . . . It signed to operate as a family
has the picture of a sad- dining establishment mod-
looking dog and wording, "I erately priced, specializing
just know it's not for me."
in homemade pasta and
CAROLYN KRIEGER poultry.
is new promotion director of
Third generation in a
adult contemporary radio "dynasty" of restaurateurs,
station WNIC-FM 100 and Chuck grew up woking in
AM 13 . . . responsible for the family seafood restau-
planning and implementing rant, founded by his grand-
all WNIC on-air promo- father, Joe Muer, on Gratiot
tions, contests and special near downtown Detroit . . .
events; .. Carolyn was pub- He worked as porter,
lic relations consultant for kitchen helper, busboy, oys-
four Detroit area full- terman, cashier, book-
service hotels operated by keeper and maitre d' . . .
Servico Management Corp. After graduating from
Cleveland's John Carroll
GLORIOUS FOOD University, Chuck was a
opened in Bloomfield Plaza, sales representative five
Maple and Telegraph .. . years for IBM Corp.
In 1964, he formed the
with ready-to-go gourmet
foods, wines, specialty in- C.A. Muer Corp. and began.
gredients, imported and operating his restaurants in
domestic cheeses and whole the newly-opened Hotel
bean coffee within its Pontchartrain.
As the Muer team began
. . . It'll also have classes building and developing
and demonstrations on a new opportunities arose and
the corporation opened
Rich Halberg, graduate of properties in Aspen, Or-
Culinary/ Institute , of chard Lake and Ann Arbor
AMeriVa in' }Tide' 'a r k; Continued on next page
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