Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

The Wine Bar Up for Sale

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

The Wine Bar Up for Sale

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ON the eve of iconic Maroochydore eatery The Wine Bar Restaurant's fifth anniversary, co-owner and chef Tony Kelly says it is time he spent more time with his family.

Mr Kelly and the restaurant's myriad of other owners, including Harry and Ken Reed of the Reed Property Group, have put the award-winning business on the market.

The celebrated chef, who steered The Wine Bar to back-to-back Restaurant of the Year titles on the Coast in 2006-07, said he had readjusted his priorities following the birth of his second son Aiden this year.

aWe've had The Wine Bar for five years and it's been a fantastic five years,a Mr Kelly said.

aI've got an eight-month-old baby, so I just thought that after five great years it might be time to spend a bit more time at home with my wife and our baby.a

Mr Kelly said selling the business would also allow him to concentrate more on his other Duporth Avenue restaurant, Il Secondo, which he co-owns with Harry Reed.

He said he never intended The Wine Bar to last forever. …

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