The Latest News

FE&S delivers relevant news of the day to the foodservice equipment and supplies marketplace.


Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen Gets Cookin’ Near the Smoky Mountains

Celebrity chef Paula Deen opened a new restaurant concept in the Smoky Mountains. Located on The Island in Pigeon Forge near Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Paula-Deen-Restaurant2The nearly 20,000-square-foot location also includes a 4,000-square-foot store. Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen features 300 seats providing each guest a front row seat to The Island Show Fountain and a panoramic view of the Great Smoky Mountains in the distance. The facility features a replica of Deen’s home kitchen for special events, samplings and personal appearances.