New chef joining local steakhouse as it adds new offerings, wine and pie shop

The Bison and The Boar is introducing a number of new offerings this late summer with Weekly Specials on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, new Friday lunch and Saturday brunch hours. CONTRIBUTED
The Bison and The Boar is introducing a number of new offerings this late summer with Weekly Specials on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, new Friday lunch and Saturday brunch hours. CONTRIBUTED

Credit: Chelsea Hall

Credit: Chelsea Hall

The Bison and The Boar has welcomed a long-time area chef, Don Warfe, as the executive chef of the Preble County fine dining restaurant.

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A number of new offerings and initiatives come with the staffing change.

The Bison and The Boar is introducing a number of new offerings this late summer with Weekly Specials on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, new Friday lunch and Saturday brunch hours. CONTRIBUTED
The Bison and The Boar is introducing a number of new offerings this late summer with Weekly Specials on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, new Friday lunch and Saturday brunch hours. CONTRIBUTED

“It’s been exciting to see how our friends and neighbors have responded to what we’ve introduced with The Bison and The Boar over the last half year,” said owner Dan Appenzeller. “We’re constantly looking for ways to better serve the community and offer something truly unique, which is one of the reasons that we’re so excited to welcome Don as our executive chef.”

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With decades of experience as a head chef and consultant for restaurants around the greater Dayton area and as a consultant for Fox’s Kitchen Nightmares, Don Warfe brings with him a passion for utilizing local ingredients.

The Bison and The Boar is introducing a number of new offerings this late summer with Weekly Specials on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, new Friday lunch and Saturday brunch hours. CONTRIBUTED
The Bison and The Boar is introducing a number of new offerings this late summer with Weekly Specials on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, new Friday lunch and Saturday brunch hours. CONTRIBUTED

“One of my biggest areas of focus over the years has been utilizing local seasonal ingredients from farms close by,” Don Warfe said. “I strongly believe that as a chef, it’s my responsibility to provide food that is fresh, healthy and delicious. Using local ingredients supports our guests and the local economy, and it’s exciting to cook with great ingredients from the neighborhood.”

 

The Bison and The Boar is also introducing a number of new offerings this late summer with weekly specials on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, new Friday lunch and Saturday brunch hours, The Crust and The Vine pie and wine shop, and Preble County Catering Company.

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The Bison and The Boar is introducing a number of new offerings this late summer with Weekly Specials on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, new Friday lunch and Saturday brunch hours. CONTRIBUTED
The Bison and The Boar is introducing a number of new offerings this late summer with Weekly Specials on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, new Friday lunch and Saturday brunch hours. CONTRIBUTED

  • Tuesdays signature appetizers of Boar Belly and Cheers Curds, along with glasses of Maker's Mark are $5
  • Wednesdays are half off all wines by the bottle or the glass
  • Thursdays are Prime Rib Night while supplies last.
  • New Friday lunch hours from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • New Saturday brunch hours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Crust and The Vine pie and wine shop will be at the front of the restaurant and feature a selection of fine red and white wines in addition to a rotating selection of seasonal pies, available for purchase and takeout. The kitchen will also start offering catering as the Preble County Catering Company, available to service parties for takeout, delivery and onsite catering.

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“It’s a lot of exciting new things for the restaurant,” Appenzeller said. “We’re excited for you to come join us!”

The Bison and The Boar is introducing a number of new offerings this late summer with Weekly Specials on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, new Friday lunch and Saturday brunch hours. CONTRIBUTED
The Bison and The Boar is introducing a number of new offerings this late summer with Weekly Specials on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, new Friday lunch and Saturday brunch hours. CONTRIBUTED