Unadvertised, $47,000 City Job Given to Edison Catering Employee

Unadvertised, $47,000 City Job Given to Edison Catering Employee

Tallahassee Reports has learned that a former employee of the Edison restaurant has landed a $47,000 a year job with the City of Tallahassee’s Communications Department. Also, documents show that the employee, Edward Kring, was the “sales rep” for the Edison catered event that resulted in a $4,700 “owners discount”  for the family of Tallahassee […]

Records Show City Manager Family Received a $4,700 “Owner Discount” on Edison Catering Bill

Records Show City Manager Family Received a $4,700 “Owner Discount” on Edison Catering Bill

Records obtained by Tallahassee Reports indicate the family of Tallahassee City Manager Rick Fernandez received a $4,761.39 “owner discount” on a $14,964 catering bill from The Edison restaurant. The event was the wedding of Mr. Fernandez’s daughter held on March 5, 2016. The invoice can be viewed here. The top of page 2 of the invoice […]

Political Ties Between The Edison and City of Tallahassee Run Deep

Political Ties Between The Edison and City of Tallahassee Run Deep

The City of Tallahassee subsidized restaurant, The Edison, is in the news again after firing the highly respected hospitality operator Steve Adams. The scrutiny has resulted in various media reports and an audit request by City Commissioner Scott Maddox. However, what media reports have failed to address is a persistent question that appears in many different […]

Steve Adams No Longer at The Edison

Steve Adams No Longer at The Edison

Last month the Tallahassee Democrat reported that The Edison restaurant in Cascades Park had hired Steve Adams to run operations. He was described as a “heavy hitter” and Mr. Adams said the restaurant “is getting back to basics. A simpler menu. Better customer service.” Approximately six months after moving to Tallahassee from South Carolina to […]