New Fall City Roadhouse owners welcome guests to ‘re-launch’ party Sept. 22 to 25

The Fall City Roadhouse, a 100-year-old restaurant and inn at the junction of Highways 202 and 203, changed ownership on Aug. 1. To celebrate the transition, the new owners are Rob and Debbie Rosemont of Sammamish are putting on a "re-launch" party, Sept. 22 to 25.

  • Friday, September 16, 2016 11:30am
  • Business

The Fall City Roadhouse, a 100-year-old restaurant and inn at the junction of Highways 202 and 203, changed ownership on Aug. 1. To celebrate the transition, the new owners are Rob and Debbie Rosemont of Sammamish are putting on a “re-launch” party, Sept. 22 to 25.

Rob had been a high school history teacher at Skyline High School for the past 15 years but decided it was time for a change.

“I was looking for a new challenge and adventure in my professional life. When I saw the Roadhouse was for sale, I decided that was what I wanted to do,” said Rob.

While he doesn’t have specific experience in restaurants, he does have help. “I have some good friends who are in the industry that are mentoring me. And there was already a great staff in place at the Roadhouse, so I am in good hands.”

Changes are underway at the restaurant, Rosemont said, including new paint inside, a redesigned website (www.fcroadhouse.com) and logo, and a new signs goes up Sept. 21. The menu will also be changing, but Rosemont promised, “We plan to keep all of the menu items that our customers love and add a few others that we think will be great additions.”

Upstairs, a new pub room has been added, adjacent to the Roadhouse’s six little-known guest rooms. The pub will have big-screen televisions, a pool table, and a balcony with seating.

More in Business

A comparison of how many life science companies are on the Eastside and in other Washington cities. Kailan Manandic
Life science hits its stride on the Eastside

Life science has strong roots in Washington, contributing economically and scientifically.

Bringing the Virtual Reality experience to Eastside

Virtual Reality (VR) isn’t like regular entertainment, and Portal VR founder Tim… Continue reading

OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar

Bellevue-based CEO wanted a simpler solution to his own problems

Despite interest rates approach, real estate ticking onward

A real estate snap shot from John L. Scott Real Estate.

Eastside tech companies Smartsheet, OfferUp, Apptio face challenging 2019

Here are a handful of companies from the Eastside that will be interesting to watch in 2019.

Tech to continue driving housing market in 2019

A real estate snapshot from John L. Scott Real Estate.

Hopelink volunteers host a cooking demonstration in the Redmond food bank on Aug. 3. The organization recently received a $822,500 grant from Premera. Katie Metzger/staff photo
Premera awards $3.3 million in community grants focusing on behavioral health

Several Eastside organizations will benefit from the funding.

On Dec. 3, King County Metro launched their new pilot program in partnership with the carpooling apps Waze Carpool and Scoop. The partnership will help commuters find carpooling partners and provide more mobility options to area workers. Courtesy of King County Metro.
King County Metro partners with carpooling apps Waze Carpool and Scoop

Partnership to introduce mobility solutions to help customers get where they need to go.

The Centralia Power Plant is a coal-burning plant owned by TransAlta which supplies 380 megawatts to Puget Sound Energy. It is located in Lewis County and slated to shut down by 2025. Aaron Kunkler/Staff Photo
National report outlines climate change’s course for the Northwest

More fires, floods and drought appear to be on their way for Washington state.

Mike Seal, left, and his son Ryan are owners of the Sigillo Cellars winery which is hoping to build a new production facility in downtown Snoqualmie. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo
Sigillo Cellars closes purchase on King Street Lot

Sigillo Cellars have purchased the vacant lot on the corner SE King Street in downtown Snoqualmie.

Snoqualmie Casino and the Seattle Seahawks officially form advertising partnership. From left: Casino Chief Marketing Officer Stanford Le, Casino CEO Brian Decorah, former Seahawks player Randall Morris, Seahawks Senior VP of Revenue Amy Sprangers, and Director of Sales and Corporate Partnerships Gina Martinez Todd. Courtesy Photo
Snoqualmie Casino forms advertising partnership with Seattle Seahawks

The Snoqualmie Casino and Seattle Seahawks have announced a new advertising partnership.