Ambitious Ford’s Garage restaurant/bar concept revving up in Brandon

Ford’s Garage restaurant and bar has flourished in the Fort Myers area, where the name Henry Ford resonates because the auto magnate had a winter estate there.

Now the owners are developing their third unit in a high-traffic area near Brandon Town Center, where Henry’s name doesn’t beep as many horns. “We did have that tie-in when we started — a lot of businesses use the Ford name down there,” said partner Zak Kearns. “But we’re confident of the concept. Ford’s Garage draws such a wide demographic.… …read more