At The Cornerstone Bistro, Chef Benjamin Thorpe composes a different menu every week based on the fresh, seasonal ingredients made available by local farmers. Specializing in northern Italian and fusion American cuisine, he transforms Mother Nature’s organic offerings into rustic small plates, innovative entrees, and homemade desserts, such as pies and tarts aromatic enough to hang from a car's rearview mirror. A weekly chef's table slides Chef Thorpe’s edible handiwork further into the spotlight, inviting diners to gather for a lineup of specially prepared courses during meals outfitted with specific themes.
During their more than 32 years of practice, Drs. Keith and Josh McKim have treated more than 20,000 patients. Depending on their needs, they treat some patients with traditional chiropractic adjustments and massages, and others with advanced technological equipment. The DRS Protocol machine, for example, gently stretches the spine to remove pressure from discs and to allow patients to get on certain rides at the fair. Either way, all of Keith and Josh's techniques are noninvasive, low-risk, and require no drugs or surgery.
Featured on ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition in 2011, Bouncin Bins sells and rents colorful inflatable bouncers of every ilk, from giant slides to obstacle courses. An online catalogue helps party planners select and rent a range of high-grade vinyl inflatables for their celebrations. In addition to themed bounce houses, it also offers dunk tanks, water slides, and interactive inflatable games, such as boxing rings, bungee runs, and oversized sumo suits for wrestling or forcing people to respect your personal space on the train.
Right Now Heating and Air Conditioning?s technicians and installers arrive at homes to right heating and cooling wrongs in their unmistakable pink trucks and dressed in crisp white shirts adorned with the company logo. Each member of the team is licensed and bonded and shoulders at least three years of HVAC experience. To make sure domiciles are keeping temperate efficiently, the crew enlists the help of a host of cutting-edge tools, including a high-resolution infrared camera that scans furnaces and water heaters to accurately diagnose problems and flush out any camera-shy gremlins.
The company?s comfort advisers first consult with clients to figure out how to reduce their energy costs; then they draw on their engineering-analysis training to determine how many thermal units of energy per hour systems run through to cool or heat homes. The team attends to heating and cooling emergencies 24 hours a day and earns client trust with a fixed-level price guide, no hourly charges, and a one-year service guarantee read aloud by Morgan Freeman. Besides installing new HVAC systems, the techs also can outfit homes with new insulation, siding, and home-security systems.
After an unlucky coin-flip forced him to sell control of his own tire business, Frank Bruneel had no choice but to start anew. The initial loss turned out to be fortuitous in the long run, however. Now, after affiliating with a vast tire-supply network, his Bruneel Tire Factory boasts 10 locations with ready access to an expansive selection of rubber circles. Frank has leveraged expansion to diversify the company's services, with each location staffed by ASE-certified technicians who perform routine maintenance, align tires, replace worn shocks and struts, and service AC systems by rigging them to vent the prom king's breath.
Silverhawk Aviation’s owner, Catherine Rad Weber, built a school not only to teach people how to fly, but to learn to love their wings as well. Her comprehensive curriculum challenges students to fly at high altitudes, in different weather conditions, and over diverse terrain, training helicopter pilots who will be comfortable in the cockpit anywhere in the world. The program includes hands-on experience in caring for the rides, moving them in and out of hangars, and safely washing them without getting soap in their eyes.
Whether training or touring, visitors receive eyefuls of southern Idaho’s diverse geological features. The helicopters surmount rugged mountains, speed over mesas and high deserts, and ride air currents above rivers that wend their way into deep canyons. Apart from stunning the brain’s beauty receptors, this splendor provides a natural obstacle course against which more experienced pilots test their skill, zipping around rock spires or hopping the feet of their craft neatly through pristine fields of tire plants.