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Upper Crust: New Owner Says Restaurant ‘Will Be Run Better’

It’s new management and new faces for the South End’s Upper Crust, as it reopens under new management after being closed for several months.

The firm UC Acquisitions purchased the property in January along with locations in Wellesley, Watertown and Lexington during an auction after its previous owners filed for bankruptcy last year. The troubled pizza chain’s former owner, Jordan Tobins, was accused of several labor issues including failing to pay employees their wages, allegedly relying on undocumented workers for labor, and using company money for personal use. 

Despite reports from some media outlets that the former owner Tobins was connected to the new ownership, Shawn Shenefield, Director of Operations at UC Acquisitions Shawn Shenefield said Tobins is playing no role in the re-opened chain. 

“From what I can tell there’s no connection,” said Shenefield. “UC Acquisitions manages money for wealthy families, and I think one of the original owners knew him, but there’s no involvement for operations.” read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - March 25, 2013 at 11:14 am

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