Trish and Tom Watlington in June hosted a dinner, part of the Farmers, Friends and Fisherman series, at the Red Door Garden on Mount Helix.  Photo courtesy of Sam Wells

Trish and Tom Watlington in June hosted a dinner, part of the Farmers, Friends and Fisherman series, at the Red Door Garden on Mount Helix. Photo courtesy of Sam Wells

— The restaurant business’s thin profit margins can make embarking on new ventures a financial leap of faith, whether it’s launching a catering arm or overhauling a menu...

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