Former Grizzlies Coach Opening Restaurant in Overton Square

Former Grizzlies Coach Opening Restaurant in Overton Square

From German food to soul food, a new restaurant will soon open its doors in Overton Square.

The former coach of the Memphis Grizzlies, Lionel Hollins, is adding to his playbook. He is focusing on food and giving back to our community with his next venture.

"It's been home from the very moment I got here, I really like the city. I like the people here, what they stand for, their values and I like the growth," Hollins said.

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Overton Square Adds Two New Restaurants in One Week

Overton Square Adds Two New Restaurants in One Week

Loeb Properties has announced that Bogard, a new upscale restaurant that will serve contemporary Southern-inspired dishes, has signed a 3,790-square-foot lease in Overton Square.

Though the restaurant partially takes its name from co-owner Edward Bogard, it also an acronym for “Buying One Gives Another Rare Dish,” as each meal purchased at the restaurant will provide another meal for a person in need thanks to a partnership with the Mid-South Food Bank.

Ed Cabagiao and Ben McLean have been tapped as operating managers for the new venue that will occupy the former Stanley Bar-B-Que space at 2110 Madison Ave. 

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New Overton Square Restaurant To Donate Proceeds To Mid-South Food Bank

New Overton Square Restaurant To Donate Proceeds To Mid-South Food Bank

A restaurant revival happening in Midtown Memphis promises something for everybody.

From hot chicken to upscale dinning, four new restaurants will soon open in and around Overton Square, but here's a twist.

One of those restaurants is offering help to people who can't afford to eat out.

This is a one-of-kind concept you can really sink your teeth into all while doing some good right here in the Mid-south.

"I wanted to come home and birth something that's never been done," said Edward Bogard, owner and founder of BOGARD restaurant.

Bogard says he's been eyeing the now vacant restaurant space for 4 years.

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New restaurant coming to Overton Square will help feed homeless

New restaurant coming to Overton Square will help feed homeless

A new Overton Square restaurant is getting a lot of buzz.

The talk about Bogard’s is not just about the food, but also about feeding the homeless through the Mid-South Food Bank.

Owner Edward Bogard said the newest restaurant coming to Overton Square will have a Southern-inspired menu. 

“It's everything from fried green tomatoes shrimp and grits all of our favorites, right?" Bogard said.   

The idea is to not only serve customers but also help the homeless.

Two percent of sales from the restaurant will be donated to the Mid-South Food Bank.

“The projected goal of the first year providing just over right at 100,000 meals actually,” Bogard said.

Bogard also started SO GIV, a charitable organization that raises awareness and money for charitable causes. 

During that time he raised thousands for the Mid-South Food Bank and worked together with former Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Lionel Hollins and his charitable organization.

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Restaurant opening in Overton Square pledges to give a meal for every meal purchased

Restaurant opening in Overton Square pledges to give a meal for every meal purchased

The city of giving. That's what Memphis is known for.

It's no surprise the newest tenant in Overton Square plans on doing just that.

For every meal purchased at BOGARD restaurant, the owners plan on providing a meal to the Mid-South Food Bank.

"The concept is my last name, which is Bogard. It's Buying One Gives Another Rare Dish," said Edward Bogard.

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Bogard going in Stanley BBQ Space

Bogard going in Stanley BBQ Space

A cool new restaurant concept is going into the Stanley BBQ space in Overton Square. 

Bogard — Buying One Gives Another Rare Dish — and named after Edward Bogard, founder of SoGiv, will serve upscale Southern dishes. For each meal served, another meal will be provided to a person in need through the Mid-South Food Bank. 

Ed Cabagiao (Zaka Bowl, SOB) and Ben McLean (Belly Acres) will be the operating managers. The restaurant will be co-owned by former Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins and Preston Butts Jr. 

Construction is set to being next month. 

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Philanthropic Restaurant Coming Soon to Overton Square

Philanthropic Restaurant Coming Soon to Overton Square

BOGARD will serve contempory southern-inspired dishes and hand-crafted cocktails in a unique Memphis dining experience. The acornym BOGARD stands for ‘Buying One Gives Another Rare Dish’. For every meal purchased, another meal will be provided for a person in need through a strategic partnership with the Mid-South Food Bank.

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Ex-Grizz coach Hollins joins shoe designer to open 'Bogard' restaurant at Overton Square

Ex-Grizz coach Hollins joins shoe designer to open 'Bogard' restaurant at Overton Square

Former Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins and entrepreneur and philanthropist Edward Bogard are opening a restaurant called Bogard in Overton Square, according to landlord Loeb Properties.

The "upscale'' restaurant will occupy 2110 Madison, where Schweinehaus and, more recently, Stanley Bar-B-Q operated. Construction on the 3,790-square-foot building is to start next month.

Loeb Properties was represented by Aaron Petree, CCIM; BOGARD was represented by Barry Maynard of LRG.

Bogard will serve Southern-inspired dishes and cocktails in a "unique'' Memphis dining experience. For every meal purchased, another meal will be provided for a person in need through a strategic partnership with the Mid-South Food Bank, the Loeb release states.

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Southern-Inspired’ Restaurant Coming to Overton Square

A new upscale restaurant called Bogard that will serve contemporary Southern-inspired dishes has signed a 3,790-square-foot lease in Overton Square, Loeb Properties Inc. has announced.

The restaurant partially takes its name from co-owner Edward Bogard, and is an acronym for “Buying One Gives Another Rare Dish,” as each meal purchased at the restaurant will provide another meal for a person in need thanks to a partnership with the Mid-South Food Bank.

Ed Cabagiao and Ben McLean have been tapped as operating managers for the new venue that will occupy the former Stanley Bar-B-Que space at 2110 Madison Ave.

Loeb was represented by Aaron Petree in the lease; Bogard was represented by Barry Maynard of LRG.

Former Memphis Grizzlies head coach Lionel Hollins is another co-owner of Bogard, as is Preston Butts Jr. They said they were inspired to partner in the project by Edward Bogard’s message and dedication to giving back.

Edward Bogard is the philanthropic designer, founder and CEO of SoGiv, the world’s first nonprofit shoe design company. The limited-edition shoes SoGiv designs and sells help charitable causes around the world, as 100 percent of shoe sales go to the various charities.

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