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Riverview’s Red Stone Eatery Closes Meal Service And Food Truck

Jason Nicholson and Julie Chapman with their Red Stone Eatery food truck. Image: Inda Intiar/Huddle

RIVERVIEW – Red Stone Eatery, a meal-delivery and catering service that also operated a food truck, stopped operating earlier this month.

It’s unclear why the business closed, but co-owner Julie Flanagan Chapman posted on Red Stone’s Facebook page that the truck is now for sale, along with the rest of its assets.

“Hey folks, I just wanted to provide you with an update. (In particular to the people who ordered and paid for food that they did not receive.) I am currently selling all of our assets, equipment, right down to every last fork so that I can refund you and pay the bills that have been left. I will make this right. I appreciate your patience,” she posted on June 13.

Hey folks, I just wanted to provide you with an update. (In particular to the people who ordered and paid for food that…

Posted by Red Stone Eatery Inc. on Thursday, June 13, 2019

Chapman owns Crimson Entertainment, and her business partner, Jason Nicholson, is a musician and a professional cook. They launched Red Stone Eatery in October 2017 by delivering individual meals to people they know. That followed with an online ordering platform on their website, and last summer, the addition of a food truck.

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They were inspired to start a business selling fresh food when they didn’t find many healthy options at music festivals. The food Nicholson cooked ranged from Asian-inspired dishes to burgers and fries, though the menu changed weekly.

Nicholson cooked many of the meals at the Coverdale Centre’s kitchen in Riverview, which is shared with the town’s Boys and Girls’ Club and other activities. Those meals came in microwavable and freezable containers for those who want to order in bulk. Some of them were available for pick-up at the Sequoia Natural & Organic stores on Trinity and on Highfield Street.

Chapman said customers who had ordered meals will be refunded the same way that they paid.

Update: I am processing customer refunds today. You will be refunded in the same way that you paid. It may take a few…

Posted by Red Stone Eatery Inc. on Saturday, June 15, 2019

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