Koenig’s Restaurant


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  • Owners: William “Bill” Fitzgerald and his wife, Lori Fitzgerald.
  • Full address: 86 South Tyson Avenue, Floral Park, NY 11001
  • Website: www.koenigsrestaurant.com
  • Opened in 1944. Bill purchased it in 1999
  • Type of food/restaurant: German
  • Service hours: 11:30am – 11:00pm everyday
  • Restaurant size: 15,000 sq. ft.
  • No. of seats: 224 main floor, 250 catering hall, 15 bar
  • 22 employees: 13 full time, 9 part time
  • Full Liquor license
  • Lease 


  • This is the last chance for Bill and his family. He still owes more than half a million for the business and to vendors. If he cannot get Koenig’s back on track, they will lose everything.
  • Koenig’s is the town’s oldest operating restaurant. Bill has lost his way and unless Gordon Ramsay steps in, this historic community restaurant will be lost as well.