The Facebook rant that made Bookies Bar and Grille co-owner Mark Jerant a trending topic, has cost him his stake in the popular Downtown bar. Jay Lambrecht, founder and majority owner of Bookies Bar and Grille, will now be the sole owner.
Lambrecht released a statement saying, “I do not condone or agree with the comments made on social media by my former business partner. Those comments go against the culture of inclusion, diversity and respect for my patrons and employees I have worked hard to establish at Bookies Bar and Grille.
Mark’s comments in no way reflect what I believe, or that of our hard working employees. … I am truly sorry, and offer my apology and commitment to earn your trust, respect and business at Bookies Bar and Grille, ”