Joanie’s Creekside Deli & Catering
1795 E. College Parkway, #100
Hours: 7:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Name: Lou Lane
How he picked this restaurant: He and his wife, Joan-Marie, had been looking for restaurants to buy. This one looked appealing because of its location and quality of service.
What he did before this: Administrator for the Washoe Tribe
What he has done to change the restaurant: Added some of his wife’s recipes and opened the business for breakfast.
What’s important for him running a restaurant: Communicating with guests. Greeting them when they come in and checking on them during their meal. Providing great food, great portions and great service.
First job: Working at Baskin-Robbins in 1969 in the Bay Area.
Popular foods at the restaurant: Wraps and salads.