Founded by Martha Hoover in 1989, Patachou Inc. is an independently owned, female-led company operating a collection of vibrant restaurants: Café Patchou, Petite Chou Bistro, Napolese Pizzeria, Bar One Fourteen and Public Greens Urban Kitchen. Each restaurant concept is a fully-formed brand with a distinct personality: dynamic, authentic and well-defined. By offering radically better service and food quality, the Patachou Inc. restaurants have become innovative and sought after dining destinations. Sophisticated yet approachable, playful but resolute in their principles, Patachou, Inc. concepts offer dining experiences that are covetous to locals and international travelers alike. In keeping with the company’s 2020 vision, in 2013 Patachou Inc. founded The Patachou Foundation, a 501c3 with the following mission: To feed nutritious after school snacks to children in our community affected by homelessness and hunger. To do this, considerable company resources are used, as well as the profits from Public Greens will be dedicated expressly to the Foundation.
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Patachou, Inc. is constantly growing and looking for experienced staff to join our team! The vision for Patachou Inc. is to be best of class by practicing superior customer service, leadership excellence, sustainable business practices, and relevant, original branding. Patachou Inc. is committed to unapologetically being the industry benchmark in quality, service and the built environment. We offer a superior benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, 401k, employee assistance plan, financial training, and community volunteer opportunities with The Patachou Foundation.
As former sex crimes prosecutor, Patachou Inc. owner Martha Hoover had excellent, if unorthodox, training for the restaurant business. She created a successful collection of establishments—Cafes Patachou, Petite Chou Bistro, Napolese Pizzeria and Public Greens Urban Kitchen. The restaurants reflect her lifelong passion for food and joie de vivre. A pioneer in the farm-to-table movement, Hoover’s restaurants support local farms and purveyors, and serve hundreds of people a day. The goal for Patachou Inc. is a radically better and radically different organization, as laid out in Hoover’s 2020 vision for the company. She is a five-time semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation’s ‘Outstanding Restauranteur’ Award and has received numerous national accolades for her restaurants and community engagement.
In 2013, Hoover created The Patachou Foundation to feed healthy meals to food insecure children in Indianapolis. The Foundation started small, adhered to smart growth strategies, and made an impact; in keeping with Patachou’s 2020 vision, is a radically different and radically better organization.