Spanish restaurant wins $50,000 Comerica Hatch award
Comerica Bank and a Detroit business promotion group awarded the Spanish restaurant and wine bar La Feria the 2012 Comerica Hatch Detroit award on Thursday.
The award, determined by online voting, comes with a $50,000 prize.
The group said the restaurant will serve wine and Spanish tapas and will open in 2013 in Detroit's Midtown area. It will seat 35, with plans for a patio that will add seating for 16.
Besides the cash prize from Comerica, La Feria also will get some in-kind services. They include environmental assessment services from PM Environmental; interior design guidance from Andrea Leigh Davis; legal services from Honigman, Miller, Schwartz and Cohn LLP; design and branding services from Team Detroit; and information technology services from Strategic Staffing Solutions.