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2016 Scott Knopfel Memorial Dine-Out

Scott Knopfel Memorial Dine-Out Celebrates Service, Hospitality, and St. Louis Area

The 2nd annual Scott Knopfel Memorial Dine-Out will celebrate a legacy of service and provide scholarships to Greater St. Louis Area students. Participating St. Louis Area restaurants will donate a portion of their proceeds from that day towards the scholarship fund.

Click HERE for a printable list of participating restaurants, or explore the interactive map below.

Participating Restaurants

5 Star Burgers (Kirkwood): www.5starburgersstl.com
612 Kitchen & Cocktails: www.612kitchenandcocktails.com
Amigos Cantina: www.amigoskirkwood.com
Anthonino’s Taverna: www.anthoninos.com
Bartolino’s Osteria: www.bartolinosrestaurants.com
Bartolino’s South: www.bartolinosrestaurants.com
B Halls Family Grill: www.bhallsrestaurant.com
Bellacino’s Pizza & Grinders: www.hamptonbellacinos.com
Big Daddy’s (Soulard): www.soulard.bigdaddystl.com
Big Daddy’s on the Landing: www.bigdaddystl.com
Biggies Restaurant: www.Biggiesrestaurant.com
Bill Gianino’s: www.billgianinos.com
Billy G’s Kirkwood: www.billygskirkwood.com
The Blue Owl Restaurant & Bakery: www.theblueowl.com
Bobby’s Place (Washington Ave): www.bobbysplacestl.com
Bobby’s Place (Hampton Ave.): www.bobbysplacestl.com
Bobby’s Place (St. Charles): www.bobbysplacestl.com
Bobby’s Place (Valley Park): www.bobbysplacestl.com
Brazie’s Ristorante: Facebook
Broadway Oyster Bar: www.broadwayoysterbar.com
Café Telegraph: www.cafetelegraph.com
Chris’ @ The Docket: www.bartolinosrestaurants.com
Chris’ Pancake & Dining: www.bartolinosrestaurants.com
Club Taco: www.clubtacostl.com
Courthouse Grill: www.courthouse-grill.com
Clayton’s: www.claytonsrestaurant.com
Culpeppers (St. Charles): www.culpeppers.com
Crushed-Red (Kirkwood Rd): www.crushed-red.com
Crushed-Red (Maryland Ave): www.crushed-red.com
Crushed-Red (Olive Blvd): www.crushed-red.com
The Dough Depot: www.thedoughdepot.com
Dulany’s Grill & Pub: www.dulanys.com
Dunkin Donuts (Hwy K): www.dunkindonuts.com
Dylan’s Sports Bar & Grill: www.dylansportsbar.com
Espino’s: www.espinosmexicanbargrill.com
Favazza’s on the Hill: www.favazzas.com
Fortel’s Pizza Den (Mackenzie Rd): www.fortelspizzaden.com
Frankie G’s: www.frankiegs.com
Frankie Gianino’s: www.dinefg.com
Ginghams Homestyle Restaurant: www.ginghamsrestaurant.com
Guido’s Pizzeria and Tapas: www.guidosstl.com
Helen Fitzgerald’s Irish Pub & Grill: www.sybergs.com
Joanie’s Pizzeria Bar: www.joanies.com
Joey B’s on the Landing: www.joeybslanding.com
Joey B’s on the Hill: www.joeybshill.com
Joey B’s Food & Drink (Manchester): www.joeybsmanchester.com
Joey B’s Food & Drink (Concord Plaza): www.joeybsconcord.com
Kirkwood Brewing Station: www.kirkwoodstationbrewing.com
Little Hills Winery: www.littlehillswinery.com
The Local House Restaurant & Bar: www.localhousearnold.com
Lorenzo’s Trattoria: www.lorenzostrattoria.com
Mad Dog & Cat’s Restaurant: www.maddogandcats.com
Magpie’s Café: www.magpiesonmain.com
Main & Mill Brewing Co.: www.mainandmillbrewingco.com
McGurk’s Public House (O’Fallon): www.mcgurks.com 

McGurk’s Public House (St. Louis): www.mcgurks.com
The Muddled Pig Gastropub: www.themuddledpig.com
OB Clark’s: www.obclark.com
O’Bar Restaurant at O’Fallon Brewery: www.ofallonbrewery.com
O’Leary’s Restaurant: www.olearysrestaurant.com

Old 21 Grille (Hillsboro, MO)
One 19 North: www.one19north.com
The Original Pancake House (Chesterfield Airport Rd): www.ophmo.com
The Original Pancake House (Ladue Rd): www.ophmo.com
Papa Murphy’s Take N Bake Pizza (Chesterfield): www.papamurphys.com
Papa Murphy’s Take N Bake Pizza (Manchester): www.papamurphys.com
Pietro’s Restaurant: www.pietrosdining.com
PW Pizza: www.pwpizza.com
Rigazzi’s: www.rigazzis.com
Scottie’s Pub House: www.scottiespubhouse.com
Smokee Robinson’s Cajun Smokehouse: Facebook Page
Stafanina’s: www.stefspizza.co
Stafanina’s Express (Chesterfield): www.stefspizza.com
Stafanina’s Express (St. Charles): www.stefspizza.com
Stefanina’s Express: www.stefspizza.com
Stir Crazy Fresh Asian Grill: www.stircrazy.com
Syberg’s (Arnold): www.sybergs.com
Syberg’s (Chesterfield): www.sybergs.com
Syberg’s on Dorsett: www.sybergs.com
Syberg’s on Gravois: www.sybergs.com
Syberg’s on Market: www.sybergs.com
Syberg’s (O’Fallon): www.sybergs.com
TGI Fridays (S. Lindbergh): www.tgifridays.com
TGI Fridays (St. Charles): www.tgifridays.com
TGI Fridays (Creve Coeur): www.tgifridays.com
Walnut Grill (Ellisville): www.eatwalnut.com
Walnut Grill (O’Fallon): www.eatwalnut.com
Weber’s 8713 Grill & Tap: www.webersfrontrow.com
Weber’s Front Row (Arnold): www.webersfrontrow.com
Weber’s Front Row (Chesterfield): www.webersfrontrow.com
Weber’s Front Row (Weber’s Grove): www.webersfrontrow.com
Wente’s Food Shack & Saloon: www.wentesow.com

Scott Knopfel Background

Knopfel was the Drury Hotel clerk who died tragically January 15, 2015. During his career in the service industry, Knopfel worked for Drury Hotels, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, the St. Louis Zoo, Pasta House Company and Trans World Airlines.

Knopfel’s devotion to St. Louis, and in particular, South St. Louis, was strong. He achieved the Eagle Scout Award as a member of Troop 158 at the former Holy Innocents Parish near Kingshighway and Arsenal. For his Eagle Scout Project, Knopfel mapped a 20-mile hike through South City, featuring landmarks such as the Bevo Mill, Tower Grove Park and the Anheuser-Busch Brewery. The St. Louis Area Council of Boy Scouts officially sanctioned the trail.

Knopfel graduated from Southwest High School where he participated in wrestling and track & field. He also played in the South St. Louis Corkball League, which was co-founded by his great-grandfather and included many of his extended family members. He was a longtime member of Hope United Church of Christ in St. Louis Hills.

Scott Allan Knopfel, the son of the late Ronald and Beverly Knopfel, was born October 4, 1964. He was shot to death while working in the early morning hours of Jan. 15, 2015. He is survived by his sister, Karen Ettling, and brother, Mike Knopfel, and sister-in-law Patty Knopfel, and three nieces Olivia, Isabella and Julia.

“To provide educational opportunities through a scholarship bearing his name, seemed a fitting way to remember Scott’s life,” said St. Louis restaurateur Bart Saracino, of Bartolino’s Osteria located inside the Drury.

A native St. Louisan, who lived and worked in The Hill and Clifton Heights neighborhoods, Knopfel’s life was punctuated by selfless dedication and service to others. He brought a smile and could provoke a laugh from the people he served, and left them happier after they met him.

“A scholarship fund will allow deserving students to pursue a dream is something Scott would have supported whole-heartedly,” said Mike Knopfel, Scott’s brother, who along with sister, Karen Ettling, are helping in the planning of the dine-out event. “It is consistent with the manner in which Scott lived his life. We can’t express our appreciation enough to Bart Saracino and the Missouri Restaurant Association.”

Author: MRA
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