Lewiston’s Fuel restaurant is offered as prize in essay contest

The owner of Lewiston’s most upscale restaurant is offering the business, a two-bedroom condo and $20,000 in cash to the winner of an essay contest.

Eric Agren, who opened Fuel restaurant 10 years ago during the revival of the city’s downtown, said he is looking for a passionate entrepreneur who will embrace both the restaurant and the community to take over the operation, which Agren valued at hundreds of thousands of dollars. The winner of a 300-word essay contest will become the new owner of the 7,000-square-foot restaurant on Lisbon Street and all of its contents, from the stoves and walk-in coolers to the wine and liquor inventory to the recipes themselves, the event space known as Sidecar, and the two-bedroom, two-bath condo where Agren lived when he opened Fuel.

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