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BULLET St. Louis City Resolution Number 173
November 16, 2012
Resolutions adopted during the 2012 session by the St. Louis City Board of Aldermen have been converted to electronic format by the staff of the St. Louis Public Library. This electronic version has been done for the interest and convenience of the user. These are unofficial versions and should be used as unofficial copies.

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The 20th anniversary of Frazer's Restaurant

WHEREAS, Frazer's Restaurant is celebrating its 20th anniversary, opening its doors in the winter of 1992; and

WHEREAS, Frazer's is revered for its high standards of culinary offerings, using only the freshest of ingredients and handcrafting desserts and breads in house. The creative menu offerings are inspired by flavors from around the world especially cuisine of the Mediterranean and New Orleans; and

WHEREAS, Frazer's was one of the original pioneers to open a restaurant in Benton Park. Beginning with its original 25 seat dining area and expanding to its current fine dining space consisting of 120 seats, the restaurant has undergone two renovations. In 2006 owners Frazer Cameron and Mary Kirkou-Cameron implemented a complete redesign; and

WHEREAS, Frazer's is a 'destination' restaurant attracting clientele from throughout the Greater St. Louis region and Illinois, introducing the charming and eclectic Benton Park neighborhood to thousands. Frazer's has been and continues to be a catalyst for economic development in Benton Park; and

WHEREAS, Frazer's is a committed member of the St. Louis community; participating in countless ways to support local nonprofit organizations including the Benton Park Neighborhood Association, Dining Out for Life, Food Outreach, Gateway Greening, Stray Rescue and Zoofari among many others; and

WHEREAS, Frazer's supports local artists and craftsmen by incorporating much of their work in the design of the restaurant; and

WHEREAS, Frazer's has employed a loyal staff of 30 over the past fifteen years including refugees from war torn countries; and

WHEREAS, Frazer's has received national recognition on Rachael Ray's Tasty Travels and won multiple competitions including The Cajun Cook-off and Soups On among others; and

WHEREAS, Frazer's is committed to environmental responsibility as evidenced by the recent installation of rooftop solar panels and recycling 50% or the bi-products from their operation.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Aldermen of the City of St. Louis that we pause in our deliberations to congratulate and recognize the 20th Anniversary of Frazer's Restaurant and we further direct the Clerk of this Board to spread a copy of this Resolution across the minutes of these proceedings and to prepare a commemorative copy to the end that it may be presented to our honoree at a time and place deemed appropriate by the Sponsor.

Introduced on the 18th day of November, 2012 by:

Honorable Kenneth A. Ortmann, Alderman 9th Ward

Adopted this the 18th day of November, 2012 as attested by:

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David W. Sweeney
Clerk, Board of Aldermen

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Lewis E. Reed
President, Board of Aldermen


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