What is fk your diet restaurant?
As a foster kid (that’s what the FK stands for!) I was introduced to a number different chefs growing up (foster moms = chef). To be honest they're some of the most horrible chefs. Nine out of ten days the meals were awful! But… Ohh! on that tenth day the clouds would part and their inner Betty Crocker (if you’re young, Betty Crocker was the original Pinterest for cooking) would emerge with vigor. The meal would be fit for a king. I spent 12 years as a traveling foster kid. Each new home had a new chef to stretch your taste buds (some good, but mostly not so good).
I never had much growing up, but I was fed. I didn't have the latest anything or the cool clothes, but I knew the chef was going make her special recipe, Merry Christmas to me! So… food was a big thing to me. On the good meal days, I was like everyone else, I felt worthy and loved. Those meals are the ones in our menu. I hope they make you feel the same way.
After graduating high school, I used all my experience and training as a foster kid to start a career in sales. It was a rewarding career that allowed me to afford a great life. If you ask me how I'm doing I always answer “LIVING THE DREAM”. Like many I got married had a couple son's and started showing my love for them the only way I knew how, COOKING! I would cook for all the kids in the neighborhood and introduce them to foster kid cuisine. Some of those kids never left my house after eating. Lol! The kids I really liked to cook for were the ones who had it tough. You know, the poor kids like me. They really appreciated it. I was spending $500 to $600 per week at the grocery store to show my love to them. Now the kids are in various different stages in life like college or starting their careers.
My girlfriend and I decided to retire to Florida at the ripe old age of 45. After taking a year and a half off we have decided to open a restaurant to showcase foster kid food and give back to that community. Five percent of our revenue will be donated to foster kids. Not only will you get a great meal but you will also be helping some child feel a little better.
Thank you for the honor of being your foster parent while you’re in our restaurant.
We hope you enjoy!
Doug Miller & Amy Eldridge
P.S. - If you would like to give an additional amount to Foster Kids, please let your server know and she will gladly add any amount. Foster Kids of Lee County appreciate it!
19630 S. Tamiami Trail
Fort Myers, FL 33908
BACK OPEN FOR DINNER!
Monday - Friday - 7a - 8p
Saturday & Sunday - 7a - 3p