Article by The News-Gazette, December 2 2016

CHAMPAIGN — Hamilton Walker's Steaks, Seafood & Spirits is planning to open either Dec. 12, 13 or 14.

Renovations to the building at 201 N. Neil St. are nearly complete, and over 100 employees are currently being trained, project manager Eric Feltman said.

"Our true focus right now is on training," he said.

The chef has been training the kitchen staff, which has been producing items consistently, Feltman said.

"We start our mock services on Sunday night," he said. "I'm absolutely excited and very positive. Our staff is really, really wonderful, and we know the town is excited. It's so enjoyable to see how far we've come." Click here to read more.