Evan & Andrea Grier
Evan and Andrea are both graduates of the K-State Hotel and Restaurant Management program. Harry's was their favorite destination for fine food and service during their college years, making such an indelible impression the aspiring couple bought the restaurant in 2006. Under their capable management, Harry's has amassed awards and recognition in a variety of food and travel publications and local and regional newspapers. The Griers credit their highly experienced and talented restaurant management team with their success.
In addition to being successful entrepreneurs and leading exceedingly busy professional lives, the Griers believe in giving back. They both commit their time to important community causes and have been recognized for their efforts. In addition to being a certified sommelier, Evan currently serves on the Manhattan Convention and Visitor's Bureau Board of Directors, is a past member of the Downtown Manhattan, Inc., Board of Directors, and was president of the K-State Human Ecology Alumni Board of Directors. Andrea served on the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and was a member of the 2007 class of Leadership Manhattan. In 2008, the couple received the K-State College of Human Ecology Entrepreneurship Award and the Kansas Department of Commerce Award of Merit.
In addition to managing restaurants and giving back, the Griers have invested in the community by creating new diners...the aspiring couple now requires a table for four.