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Historic Bube’s Brewery in Mount Joy Has New Management, Among Other Changes

Bube’s Brewery Dining and Entertainment has announced that they are ready for some changes. They have a new executive chef, established new menus, developed new entertainment venues and have appointed a new operations manager, Dustin Wilcox.

Wilcox, a North Carolina native, has more than 11 years of industry management experience. He has managed at all levels and has gained exceptional hands on experience in training and managing restaurant staff. Proficient in cost management and driving restaurant sales, Wilcox is also credited with the conception and design of innovative menus and beverage standards, creative marketing programs, guest and community relations and Health Department compliance. Wilcox will supervise 50,000 square feet of dedicated restaurants, Victorian saloons, private event dining, catering and a historic brewery.

“Managing our complex of restaurants calls for a unique skill set. With Dustin’s extensive and diverse hospitality background and distinct fine dining and beverage experience, it is a suitable fit for Bube’s Brewery Dining and Entertainment. Hiring Dustin as our full-time general manager will enhance our quality of service and make a positive impact to our bottom line,” said Sam Allen, owner of Bube’s Brewery Dining and Entertainment.

Wilcox’s management experience will help him direct daily restaurant operations, deliver superior food and beverage service and maximize customer satisfaction as wellas his ability to collaborate with Allen.

“Bube’s Brewery Dining and Entertainment is one of a kind, and one of the most unique buildings in the United States,” Wilcox said. “I want our guests to come in our doors and fall in love with everything this incredible establishment has to offer, just as I did.”

“I’m ready to solidify Bube’s Brewery Dining and Entertainment as the best happy hour, lunch and dinner location offering the highest quality food in an historic atmosphere. Bube’s Brewery Dining and Entertainment marks a new exciting journey for me, and I’m so happy to join the team,” said Wilcox. “I want everyone to leave with a smile on their face.”

In addition to enhancing the guest experience, Wilcox, together with his executive staff, will also be focusing on positioning Bube’s as a major LancasterCounty attraction. Plans for winter 2019 include excavation of Bube’s caves in search of clues that may relate to the Underground Railroad, strengthening Bube’s prominence as a national landmark and establishing new and entertaining events such as “The First Annual Beard and Mustache Competition,” “A Night on Bourbon Street Burlesque Show,” “Tarantino Theme Party,” Indoor Beach Party, Valentine’s week special events and more.

Bube’s Brewery Dining and Entertainment, at 102 N. Market St. in Mount Joy, is an intact historic 19th century brewery and museum complex. It has been featured on the Travel Channel, NPR radio, several local publications and is listed as one of the “10 best restaurants worth the drive from Philadelphia” by Eater Philadelphia. Bube’s is listed twice on the National Register of Historic Places. Fine dining is available in The Catacombs while casual dining is offered in The Bottling Works and The Biergarten, Bube’s outdoor garden restaurant. “Alois” is available for weddings, business meetings and special events. Anyone who wants reservations and information may call 717-653-2056 or visit their web site Free tours of the historic brewing facility and the Catacombs are available daily from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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