Address: 41 South Main Street, Hardwick VT 05843 / (802) 472-7053
About Us / Claire's Restsaurant and Bar History: Launched by four partners in May 2008 based on a community centered investment and business model, Claire's Restaurant and Bar offers a warm and comfortable environment, the best meals in the area, and live music.\n\nChef Proprietor Steven Obranovich trained in kitchens in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Strasbourg, France, before deciding to make a home in Hardwick where he could celebrate the distinct flavors of the best local ingredients from small farms and artisans. Proprietor Kristina Michelsen, a singer songwriter, welcomes you to Claire's. She is active in the local folk music community and is an attorney and Hardwick resident, UVM and Vermont Law School graduate. Co-owner Linda Ramsdell runs the Galaxy Bookshop in Hardwick, providing a home for writers and booklovers locally, and nationally she is a leader in the independent booksellers movement. Co-owner Mike Bosia of Hardwick is an assistant professor at Saint Michael's College, where he teaches comparative politics and the politics of food.