Upohar Restaurant to Re-open this Fall

We are SO excited to share that Upohar will reopen the restaurant this fall! We finally found a location that fits our needs.

After two years of searching and agonizing, we finally found a location that has everything on our checklist of needs. And we were able to secure it! We could not believe it. In fact, we still cannot believe it. BUT, we have the keys and so it is real!

We will spend the month of September cleaning and repairing. Continue reading “Upohar Restaurant to Re-open this Fall”

Welcome Christina!

As you may have read in the Lancaster Newspaper, Upohar has merged with Catering by Christina, and I now have a new business partner! And we make a good team.

In October, we announced that Christina Maldonado, chef/owner of Catering by Christina, would join Upohar as a business partner. After working side-by-side for many years, and collaborating occasionally, in January 2017 we will be one company.

This merger has greatly expanded catering services and our global repertoire. For our customers, this means that you can now experience Upohar in many different ways, through: Continue reading “Welcome Christina!”

Measures of Success

Measuring financial progress is straight forward. But how does one measure success?

How do we know that we are making any progress towards our social mission? If our mission is employ displaced people (such as newly resettled refugee women) who experience significant barriers to workforce entry, and put them on a path to economic self-sufficiency, how do we know whether we’re moving the needle? What outcomes are appropriate to monitor? Continue reading “Measures of Success”