Marvin A. Blake dba Starvin Marvins, Pratt, KS

Famous Bar-B-Q in Pratt

Starvin Marvins is a new BBQ restaurant located on Main Street in Pratt with a menu from sandwiches to full meals. The restaurant has a seating capacity for about 70 customers. Customers are also able to purchase menu items plus larger quantities of ribs and side orders to go. Mr. Blake will also provide smoked meats, especially around the holidays.

Great Plains Development, Inc. prepared applications for the Pratt County Micro Loan Revolving Loan Fund and StartUp Kansas funds. Additional financing was provided by the First National Bank, Pratt. Financing was used to purchase the building from the County, purchase equipment and inventory, and for working capital.

Five new full-time equivalent jobs will be created.