Mark Estee: Reno Provisions

Meet Mark Estee, Owner and Chef of Reno Provisions.

Owner/Chef Reno When you were a kid, what did you want to be? I wanted to be a football player, then realized coaching was more in the cards. Then I wanted to be a drill sergeant in the Marines. But, that would require me to join the Marines and, back then, I was not the most dedicated person. This one is odd, I also wanted to be a … [Read more...]

Whitney Peak Hotel Partners with Stash Hotel Rewards

Reno’s First Non-Smoking, Non-Gaming Hotel Now Part of Nation’s Largest Point-Based Loyalty Program for Independent Hotels Reno, NV – January 21, 2015 – Whitney Peak Hotel, a luxury hotel located in downtown Reno, announced a partnership with Stash Hotel Rewards, the largest point-based rewards program for independent hotels in the U.S. As a result of this new partnership, … [Read more...]

Greets & Eats Food System Networking Events Continue At Reno Provisions

"Greets & Eats is a great opportunity to bring more Reno food in to Reno businesses," said Mark Estee.

RENO, Nev.  –In partnership with local chefs and businesses, NevadaGrown continues monthly networking events every second Thursday from 6-8 p.m. to strengthen and increase awareness of northern Nevada’s local food system. The next mixer is Dec. 11 at Reno Provisions, Mark Estee’s newest establishment that is part cafeteria, part locally sourced market + retail, and part … [Read more...]

What is your personal philosophy regarding working with people?

Six Nevada executives share their personal philosophy regarding working with people.

“To always be aware of what people say they want and need. Then work together with integrity and all parties will achieve the desired results.” Jane Anthony | Sales Executive, LP Insurance Services, Inc. - “My philosophy is to have immediate connectivity with your customers. Do anything to help them. Talk a little, listen a lot, then over-deliver on their expectations. … [Read more...]

Mark Estee: Campo

Mark Estee: Campo

Owner, Chef Reno How did you first get into your profession? I always knew I wanted to be a chef. Ever since high school and my summer job washing dishes, I loved the action of kitchens. I spent a fair amount of time working my way up the ladder. Early on I decided I wanted to own my own restaurant. At the places I worked I acted as if I owned the place, so that was just … [Read more...]

What life lesson did you learn the hard way?

“I learned that the lack of loyalty I experienced with previous business dealings with other companies has made me take aggressive steps to make loyalty a core value in my company. This has been extremely rewarding and the main reason why we have been in business for over 50 years.” Jewell Creigh • President / CEO, Ute Construction Inc. “Life changes fast.  If not managed … [Read more...]