Portland Welcomes Garden Bar - the Area's First Fast Casual Salad Concept

Photo Credit: PortlandMonthlyMag.com

Photo Credit: PortlandMonthlyMag.com

As consumers become more health-conscious, it's no surprise we're seeing healthy-eating concepts pop up more often. One of these concepts is Garden Bar - Portland's first restaurant committed solely to made-to-order salads. 

Founders Christopher Handford and Ana Chaud wanted to open a healthy restaurant that wasn't your average salad bar.  Salad bars are not a new thing - they've been sitting in the corners of restaurants for years, getting coughed on or forgotten about. What makes Garden Bar so different is that it uses the fast casual model to reinvent an already existing concept.  Read More