Duncan Slack, I am sorry that you got screwed out of pay. But I am glad that the court system helped you rectify the situation.
I would like to thank the Independent and Bryce for taking their time to publish this story, and let Colorado Springs not to support bussines like these. I hope that the word spreads around. Yes, she is a liar and a manipulative person that "fixes" a situation by calling the cops and getting restraining orders. She hides in her office when a situation comes at her. Her solution is to pretend everything is ok. Unfortunately she does not realize how much it affected myself and my kids, because her husband like she says (very often) has money and takes care of her. And I wonder how much does her husband really knows. She called me crying once because she had an argument with Mervine Hillstrom, her husband telling me that he HATES the curry leaf. Hopefully something good will come of this. Please do not support the curry leafi was a good employee, and she knows that going above and beyond for the restaurant and Mrs. Hillstrom. Regardless of hiring because we've been unemployed for a while like she claims, it is simply not ok to do this to people. My children depend on me like I depended on her to honor her checks for hours work.
Many times you can find companies with available jobs and employee reviews on glassdoor.com and indeed.com. glassdoor.com frequently has salaries and interview questions. Curry Leaf was not on either site, but maybe there is a way to add it!
The employees ran off the customers by inattentive even rude service...they killed the business and made it impossible for the owner to make the money to pay them...I stopped going there because of the help not the food.
Thank you, Colorado Springs Independent and Bryce Crawford for covering this story. People should NOT be able to steal from their employees. I have never eaten here and never will. I have worked in food service myself and I ALWAYS tip well and dine out frequently. One of my children is one of the many people who have taken the owner of this restaurant to court but has not seen payment owed by her. So I am spreading the word to my friends about her treatment of her staff.
I am also a former employee of the Curry Leaf. I sued Lana earlier in the summer and was awarded $2000 in court after she didn't show. Lana also employed her 18 year old niece who moved out to Colorado to work at the Curry Leaf and didn't pay her. There are many dispicable practices going on at the Curry Leaf. After seeing the way Lana ran the kitchen, I personally feel that there are health risks associated with eating food she has prepared. Do not eat at the Curry Leaf.
I boycotted this restaurant years ago when I learned from a former employee how they (mis)handle raw foods.
This restaurant, at one time, served the best comfort food in town. It went down the crapper well over a year ago. Surprised their doors are still open. A cryin' shame.
I have never been to this place and after reading this article I think I never will. I hope this is also a good lesson to those who wish to open up their own restaurant.
Wow, how despicable! Something similar happened to me at Cascabel's (a mexican restaurant off of GoG Rd) in High School. Meanwhile, the owner of the restaurant was walking around in designer clothing, driving a nice car. How do people think this ok???
The crap this lady pulled by stealing JJ's kitchen equipment in the middle of the night shows that she is a liar and a thief. This doesnt surprise me one bit.
After this report, I will never eat at The Curry Leaf. Sounds like this place could use an infusion of Restaurant Impossible rescuing, LOL.
This resturant has terrible service. It was slow, our waiter the 1st time was on the phone, the second time the food took forever to come out and the waitress was slow. After reading this I don't really blame them. If I wasn't getting paid, I wouldn't care about my job much either. I'm usually a good tipper, but wasn't those times. now I sort of feel bad about that.
Oh man and the best part is that The Curry Leaf is the featured deal on Amazon Local today! BOYCOTT!
Aggrieved employees should report bounced checks to the DA's Economic Crime unit by calling 520-6002. The service they provide in seeking restitution is free to the employee.
I would like to know the cost of a non-LEED fire station so we know what premium we really paid, and the payback period. If more than 5 - 8 years, then it is a bad investment.
Who decided to spend limited tax dollars this way...having seen how these decisions are made, this is ego award winning stuff around which there will be a luncheon and congratulations all around at our expense...have you all ever been to a city council meetings and seen how much time they spend fawning over city staff and themselves?
It was reported previously that FS21 was LEED Platinum certified. Now they are saying they should find out next year if it is or isn't?
BTW, the LEED certification thing is largely a scam. Maybe CS Indy should do an investigative report on the whole LEED program and how to become a LEED certified eningeer/contractor or how to get a building LEED certified. I think people would be shocked to learn the truth.
Superbrightled.com, leds should break even after three years, no more. With a little research, you will find much better and cheaper led elements.
All that money that used to be ours now being given to Bach's buddies for some expensive pie in the ski fantasy of developers with their hand in our pockets fro something we never wanted...I'd rather have my money back.
All content © Copyright 2013, The Colorado Springs Independent
Website powered by Foundation