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Church Bar

A new, community-focused cocktail bar in Baltimore


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Church, a new bar opening in Baltimore's Old Goucher, will combine community focus with cocktails from Chelsea Gregoire - Baltimore Business Journal
November 11, 2021
Some well-known names in Baltimore's culinary and cocktails scene are banding together to bring an "irreverently reverent" experience to the city this summer. Chelsea Gregoire, a former beverage director for True Chesapeake Oyster Co., Ida B's Table, Topside and other local restaurants, will join with Marisa Dobson, the founder of food-focused PR firm Scintillate, and Martha Lucius, a veteran Baltimore restaurateur and culinary consultant, to open Church, a cocktail bar in Old Goucher.
These LGBTQ+ Wine Pros Are Shaking Up an Age-Old Industry
November 11, 2021
"Who I love does not affect how your glass of cabernet sauvignon is going to taste."
Can Human Resources Save the Restaurant Industry From Its Own Toxicity?
June 7, 2021
Illustration by John P. Dessereau More and more restaurants are implementing HR. But whether it's a fig leaf or meaningful change remains to be seen. Amanda, a self-described restaurant lover, was excited to join a young and growing New York City restaurant as the Human Resources director in 2016.
Hot Plate: The Food Market opens in Columbia, patio party at Ampersea, National Poutine Day and more
April 9, 2021
With trees blooming, baseball back, and springtime dishes on menus across the city, this week promises to be a happy one in Baltimore. Here's a look at what's coming up in the culinary world: Openings & announcements The Food Market's new Columbia outpost opened this week.
Community-Focused Bar "Church" to Open in Old Goucher This Summer
March 30, 2021
Hospitality industry veterans Chelsea Gregoire, Marisa Dobson, and Martha Lucius have partnered to open their own bar at 2219 Maryland Avenue in Old Goucher. The bar, named Church, is a project that has been many years in the making for Gregoire -who holds a Bachelor of Science in religion and a Master of Arts in theology from Liberty University.
Chelsea Gregoire's Approach to Hospitality Finds Roots in Religion
February 9, 2021
Gregoire once considered a career with the ministry, but has instead used bars and restaurants as their pulpit.
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