Leaders at Scott’s Restaurants

I’d like to acknowledge some of the leaders at Scott’s Restaurants and one person who stands out as especially important is Jackie Julien. She is cut from the same cloth as my mother, Lena. My mother had nine children in twelve years. She ran a very tight and organized ship. Jackie doesn’t have nine children, but she does have a family of coworkers that look up to her for guidance. Jackie started working with Scott’s Restaurants 35 years ago. She… Continue reading Leaders at Scott’s Restaurants

The Spartan

I have shared with you stories from Scott’s Restaurants about some of our long-term friends and guests, our long-time employees, and our loyal vendors. I would like to take this opportunity to brag about the General Manager for Scott’s Restaurants in Walnut Creek – Matt Padilla – the “Spartan”. “Spartan” was the nickname given to Matt by my good friend Ken Hofmann, founder of The Hofmann Company. Long before Mr. Hofmann owned either the Seattle Seahawks or the Oakland… Continue reading The Spartan

Raymond’s Restaurant History

Here I am again. It’s time to set the record straight about my restaurant history and you’re getting this information straight from the horse’s mouth – me, Raymond Gallagher. I was born in Chicago in 1947. My mother, father and their nine children moved west to Oakland, California in 1949. I was 13 years old when I had my first restaurant job bussing tables and washing dishes at the Cork and Steak Restaurant in Jack London… Continue reading Raymond’s Restaurant History

SCOTT’S TRADITIONAL THANKSGIVING DINNER

Let us take care of your family’s Thanksgiving dinner this year and celebrate at Scott’s in our beautifully appointed dining rooms. With this bountiful traditional menu, your entire family will be sure to leave satisfied and with no cleanup. Want seconds? Just ask, all items can be replenished upon request. Doesn’t get much better than that. Menu Butternut Squash Soup or Mixed Green Salad, Traditional Roasted Turkey, Sourdough Dressing with Wild Mushrooms, Garlic Mashed Potatoes… Continue reading SCOTT’S TRADITIONAL THANKSGIVING DINNER

The Great Scott’s Deep South Festival

Cajun and Creole make up one of the most distinctive of America’s regional cuisines. Early Spanish, French, African and Native American influences were wedded into this uniquely different style of cooking. The many uses of peppers, herbs and spices, combined with the abundant fresh fish and shellfish have given us famous dishes such as Blackened Catfish, Louisiana Dungeness Crab and Seafood Gumbo, and Pasta Jambalaya. From the fine restaurants of New Orleans to the dinner… Continue reading The Great Scott’s Deep South Festival