BVB legend Kevin Großkreutz needs to open a “Westfalenschenke” in Dortmund in 2022. RUHR24 has now discovered unique details about the brand new restaurant.
Dortmund – After “Mit Schmackes” former BVB participant Kevin Großkreutz is now courageous for the following gastro sport in Dortmund. Collectively along with his enterprise companion Christopher Reinecke, the previous nationwide participant needs to open a “restaurant” in 2022.
Title of Pub Westphalian tavern
handle Kreuzstrasse 87, 44137 Dortmund
the proprietor Kevin Grosskreutz, Christopher Reinecke
BVB veteran Kevin Großkreutz opens a brand new membership in Dortmund: “Westfalenschenke”
The situation is unknown to many Dortmunders: It is on the way in which from the primary prepare station to the Westfalenstadion, proper on the nook of Lindemannstraße and Kreuzstraße in Dortmund’s Kreuzviertel. And the previous employer is well-known: “Kumpel Erich” has introduced drinks to women and men for a few years.
So “Kumpel Erich” now turns into “Westfalenschenke”. Wait a minute, so “Westfalenschenke” with an “e”? What occurred to the odd spelling? Grosskreutz’s enterprise companion Christopher Reinecke revealed in an interview with RUHR24: “That was the identify of the pub a few years in the past.” “Schenke” is derived from “pour”, as it’s nonetheless written at the moment.
“Westfalenschänke”: The spelling of the brand new Großkreutz pub in Dortmund could be very outdated
Then the spelling “Westfalenschenke” shortly modified to “Westfalenschänke”, which is the frequent spelling at the moment, earlier than the restaurant turned “Kumpel Erich”. Reinecke and Großkreutz needed to revive an outdated custom with a brand new restaurant identify.
Fascinating: The homeowners of “Mit Schmackes” got here up with the identify from an outdated picture of a pub in Dortmund’s metropolis heart that was as soon as provided as a postcard on Ebay. Reinecke has a duplicate of it on his cellular phone, however remains to be on the lookout for the unique postcard.
Kevin Großkreutz does not need to serve schnitzel in Dortmund’s new pub “Westfalenschenke”.
Opposite to what many might imagine, “pub meals” shouldn’t have meatballs and bockwurst, but additionally “rational meals”, as Christopher Reinecke fastidiously places it. The managing director doesn’t need to reveal which of them upfront – additionally due to the present disaster on the earth financial system.
However one factor is already clear: the well-known schnitzel “Mit Schmackes” shouldn’t be present in “Westfalenschenke”. Currywurst, even in a vegetarian model, has change into a everlasting dish.
BVB followers can look ahead to an ice chilly beer on the “Westfalenschenke” in Dortmund.
In the meantime, BVB followers can look ahead to beer being served exterior on match days – and possibly even on different sizzling days. Großkreutz and Reinecke needed piping from the basement to the highest so they might serve ice chilly beer to prospects with out dragging kegs to the terrace.
Talking of the terrace: It have to be cleaned correctly within the “Westfalenschenke”. It isn’t clear if he can keep there in 2022. In line with Christopher Reinecke, the opening is deliberate for this yr, however as a result of issues of distribution and the disruption of time in nearly all gross sales, the planning shouldn’t be but utterly sure.
Kevin Großkreutz and Christopher Reinecke need to “present confidence” with the brand new pub
“It is actually brutal,” says Reinecke, describing the present state of building. That is why we did not take the choice calmly, however we needed to point out our visitors confidence once more and present them that issues ought to go on with out problem and that higher instances will return.
And what function did Kevin Großkreutz play in “Westfalenschenke”? In line with enterprise companion Christopher Reinecke, the “fish” – as it’s known as by BVB followers – will certainly not be within the kitchen. “So no person’s going to eat,” jokes Reinecke. Grosskreutz is extra of a “silent companion” concerned in all places, utilizing his community and planning numerous campaigns. Similar to the outdated days of BVB: Kevin Großkreutz as an all-rounder.
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