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NEED2KNOW: Nastee Dogs remodeling; Chipotle fundraiser; Black Hole Beer Company being sold; hiring events

The owner of Nastee Dogs is remodeling the Nastee Dogs space to open a new restaurant.
Photo by Max Efrein.

The owner of Nastee Dogs is remodeling the Nastee Dogs space to open a new restaurant.

Nastee Dogs owner reinventing the biz

For a couple months now, Nastee Dogs has been closed with a sign posted on the door saying they’re remodeling.

Turns out the remodel is more than just a facelift; it’s a complete rebranding.

Owner Paul Moskvich has teamed up with some investors and a French cook from California to build a new restaurant.

The theme will use French techniques, be produce driven and focus on using seasonal ingredients.

“I’m really excited to be able to cook,” Moskvich said. “With Nastee Dogs, we really couldn’t do much because we were so limited in how and what we could cook. Now with an actual kitchen, we can do whatever we want.”

The Nastee Dogs brand won’t disappear completely, however. Moskvich said he will occasionally use the Nastee Dogs name and style to sell hot dogs during special events in Prescott.

Moskvich is hoping to open the new restaurant sometime in December, but does not yet have a set date.

Hiring events

Prescott area McDonald’s restaurants are hosting “Hiring Day,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Wed, Nov. 16, seeking to hire new employees. The new job openings will include both full-time and part-time crew and manager positions. Phoenix and northern Arizona McDonald’s restaurants will be hiring 3,000 employees as part of the event.

Interested candidates are encouraged to stop by their neighborhood restaurant for an interview. They can also apply online at

The following Goodwill hiring events are happening in Prescott this coming week as well at the Goodwill Career Center, 1385 Iron Springs Road. Job seekers are encouraged to bring several copies of their resume and dress professionally.

The Career Center is located at 1385 Iron Springs Road, Prescott, Arizona, 86305.

Hiring Event: Walmart Prescott. Monday, Nov. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Hiring Event: Arby’s. Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Hiring Event: UPS. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Chipotle sales to benefit American Cancer Society On Sunday, Nov. 13, Chipotle Mexican Grill is raising money for the American Cancer Society. From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., all Arizona Chipotle restaurants will donate 50 percent of all fundraiser sales to the Society. Customers need to present a fundraiser flier (printed or on their phone) or mention the American Cancer Society to the cashier before payment to ensure their purchase benefits the cause.

Black Hole Beer Company owner leaving area; production may cease

The owner of Black Hole Beer Company, Eric Marichal, is leaving the state for a job opportunity and is currently trying to sell his business. Depending on how the selling process goes, it may mean the end of Black Hole beer for the Prescott area.

Marichal first opened a Black Hole Beer Company tap room off of Iron Springs Road in Prescott back in April 2014.

He closed that location in April 2016, but maintained ownership and operation of a small brewery production facility in Prescott Valley.

Since the closure, he has focused on barrel aging beer and recently released a series of beers currently being sold at Park Plaza Liquor Deli.

He said he is looking for someone to either take over Black Hole Beer Company or simply take over the production facility to start his or her own brewery.


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