Paula Deen Announces New Additions to the Smoky Mountains

Fancy_Make_Your_Own_Salad_Wedding_Food-Medium.jpgHave you heard the exciting news? Everywhere you turn these days, Paula Deen seems to be announcing another addition to the Great Smoky Mountains. First a restaurant and multi-city tour, and, now, the famed chef has announced a new store that will open in Gatlinburg later this year.

Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen

Deen announced a new restaurant in Pigeon Forge that is scheduled to open later this summer. Located in the Island in Pigeon Forge, the celebrity chef’s restaurant will join other restaurants including Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, Mellow Mushroom, Timberwood Grill and Dick’s Last Resort.

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Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen was announced to have a projected yearly operation and construction budget of $20 million. The 20,000 square foot facility is the first new restaurant to open for the chef in recent years. The eatery is scheduled to open late this summer.

Hands_Chopping_Salad-Medium.jpgLive Multi-City Tour

Although dining at her restaurant is nice, Deen’s fans might appreciate seeing the chef in person even more. If you can’t get enough of Paula, she’ll be launching a multi-city cooking tour this June, and her first stop is in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Held at the LeConte Events Center, “Paula Deen Live!” will be begin at 7:00pm on June 21 and 22. The 90 minute live show will include laugh-out-loud stories, cooking demonstrations and audience games.

Following the two day stop in Pigeon Forge, the live tour will continue through around 20 more shows in the South. Tickets to her Pigeon Forge shows are $42.50, $55.00 and $72.59.

New Shop in Gatlinburg

Unlike the new restaurant in Pigeon Forge, Deen’s Gatlinburg shop will focus more on helping visitors prepare the delicious dishes. The retail operation is set to carry cookbooks, spices, candles, cookware and apparel.

Vacation Lodging

With all that excitement, you can’t just visit for a day. To have a vacation full of adventure and family fun, Stony Brook Cabin Rentals invites you to stay in one of our semi-secluded Gatlinburg cabin rentals. These vacation homes offer privacy and seclusion only minutes from downtown, so you won’t miss a thing while you’re relaxing in the mountains.

Call a reservation specialist at (800) 633-5652 today to book your vacation stay in advance.

Stony Brook Cabins and Chalets
1663 East Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738, USA
Reservations: 800-633-5652
Local: 865-436-7428
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