Papa Lee’s Grill is again — in a brand new location.
The restaurant that Lee Value operated for about 9 months on New Walkertown Street is now within the Winston Lake Golf Course clubhouse at 3535 Winston Lake Street.
Papa Lee’s initially opened in March 2021 within the former Zesto Burgers & Ice Cream at 2600 New Walkertown Street. However Value closed there in December, hoping to discover a higher location.
“Goler (Group Growth Corp., which owns the property) helped me lots to get established, and I am grateful to them for that,” Value mentioned, “however the place simply wasn’t as worthwhile as I needed it to effectively.”
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Value mentioned he was in negotiations to lease a spot on Stratford Street when COVID-19 sidelined him in January, and he ended up within the hospital. “COVID actually took me for a loop, however I am good now,” he mentioned.
However by the point he had absolutely recovered in March, he had misplaced the area he had been contemplating and needed to begin over. But it surely wasn’t lengthy earlier than Julius Reece, the final supervisor of Winston-Salem Golf Course, known as him as much as say the clubhouse area was out there.
Value mentioned he quietly opened within the clubhouse in September, however simply had his grand opening Nov. 12.
He mentioned his menu is barely totally different from the one he had on New Walkertown however is generally the identical. “We nonetheless have hamburgers, scorching canines, fries, onions. We’ve 5 flavors of wings. We’ve hen sandwiches,” he mentioned.
The menu has $4 burgers, $5 cheeseburgers and $3 scorching canines. Value’s signature double cheeseburger is $6. Different sandwiches are the turkey burger ($5.50) and hen sandwich ($5).
Value makes his personal chili topping.
Value additionally sells wings, and shortly plans to supply each fried and baked variations. Sauces embody BBQ, teriyaki and mango habanero. Wings are $5.75 for 4, $8.75 for six and $11.25 for 12.
Prospects can also order fries, onions, mozzarella sticks and do-it-yourself nachos. Different gadgets embody sodas, sweet bars, chips and B&G fried pies.
“One factor new right here is we now have beer,” he mentioned. “We’ve about 12 totally different varieties (in bottles and cans).”
Value mentioned he will get lots of golfers coming in to eat, but in addition is getting lots of prospects from companies within the space. “I get lots of people calling in for takeout,” he mentioned.
The restaurant can seat about 100, he mentioned, plus extra on the canopied and heated patio. “And it overlooks the golf course, so it is actual fairly out right here,” he mentioned.
He is also trying into providing supply by way of DoorDash.