Welcome to handcrafted restaurants.

exacting standards: "rigid or severe in demands or requirements. requiring close application or attention."

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giving for the sake of giving.

sauces for scholarships. university of nevada. local charities.

one of our core principles is, and always will be, giving for the sake of giving to our local community. every december, 100% of profits from our brand new handcrafted jams, sauces and marinades, go to the nicholas hackstaff university of nevada memorial foundation scholarship.
as we launch our handcrafted elevated catering kitchen in october, we are looking to give back to local charities doing amazing things each month!

want to nominate a group doing amazing work? let us know below

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chef inspired + driven.
fast casual elevated.

discipline: to study, learn, train and apply a system of strict standards.


"We maintain standards. we strive for perfection. we are passionate about meeting, and then exceeding, all of our guests' expectations. that level of pressure is conveyed in a very bullish way and that is what cooking is all     about."    

-Jay hackstaff
chef | owner
handcrafted restaurants

2022 scholarship winners

nicholas hackstaff memorial foundation scholarship

awarded annually to university of nevada students & created for one of the most incredible, talented and brightest minds, bringing a strong design voice to the table, while going against popular opinion. we want to faciliatate future generations to find their own inner voice. to influence. to go against the norm, create new ideas and inspire.

"don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice." - steve jobs

best new restaurant runner-up.

reno gazette journal : 2021 best of reno.

discipline. exacting standards. quality ingredients. maintaining standards + striving for perfection every single day has led us to be named 2021 reno gazette-journal best new restaurant runner-up.

we value your patronage and can't thank you enough for your support. it is because of you and our legendary standards we took home this prestigious award.

we will be back very soon in a stunning new location to deliver our signature best new restaurant experience.  world class service, meeting + then exceeding your expectations with true handcrafted, made to order food is our way.

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as you have come to expect from us, we never ever compromise our standards, which we believe are higher than almost anyone.

we are working harder than ever behind the scenes on handcrafted + artisan by nicholas restaurant locations, nationwide retail and our brand new handcrafted elevated catering kitchen.

we have never been so grateful for your relentless patronage and support.
rest assured we are working harder than we ever have and look forward to serving you in the future.
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