Restaurant And Kitchen Supply Hosts Grand Opening And Ribbon Cutting On Feb. 3

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Restaurant and Kitchen Supply will celebrate its grand opening on Monday, Feb. 3, at 11 a.m. The business is at 1271 Holtzclaw Ave., Suite 102 in Chattanooga. The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce is coordinating the event.

This is a retail store selling restaurant supplies and equipment to local restaurant and is open to the public as well. It offers pots, pans, utensils, china, flatware, microwaves, cutlery, toasters, mixers, coffee brewers, baking supplies, plumbing and sinks, fryers, refrigerators and freezers in its showroom as well as having Project Manager Steve Austin on site able to coordinate large projects such as new restaurant builds and updating.

The showroom in Chattanooga is the fourth showroom from parent company, Direct South, Inc. Stores currently in operation in Macon, Warner Robins and Gainesville, Ga. The company has been in the restaurant equipment business for over 50 years and has grown into one of the largest in the Southeast. The corporate headquarters is in Macon, and the Contract Sales and Government Sales divisions are in Gainesville, Ga.

Hours of operation are from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For more information about Restaurant and Kitchen Supply in Chattanooga, contact Steve Austin at 423 605-9102, Chris Hildreth at 478 213-6663.


Puckett's Announces Chattanooga General Manager Max Stephenson

Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant is bringing the brand’s long-time general manager Max Stephenson to lead the new Chattanooga location, a move that owner Andy Marshall says is indicative of  his company's  excitement to expand into the Scenic City. Mr. Stephenson oversaw six successful years of double-digit growth at Puckett’s in downtown Franklin, Tn., the longest-running ... (click for more)

Willie Mae: Southern Star – Side Splittin’ Good!

Lawsy Mercy! I never expected so many people to miss little ol’ me when I quit spying on restaurants and writing stories about my visits, but according to the folks at Chattanoogan.com quite a few people wondered where I was (and some even thought I had expired). “Whe-e-ere’s Willie Mae?” they asked. Believe it or not, that ol’ rascal Lou and I got hitched! We moved quite ... (click for more)

Thornhill Charged In February 2013 Arson-Related Death Of Lucius Moss On Wilcox Boulevard

Ellis Bell Thornhill, 38, has been indicted by the Hamilton County Grand Jury on first-degree murder charges in the Feb. 7, 2013, death of 37-year-old Lucius Moss. His body was found inside a burned duplex at 1802 Wilcox Blvd. Thornhill is also facing charges of especially aggravated kidnapping, aggravated arson, aggravated assault and abuse of a corpse. The Chattanooga Fire ... (click for more)

Judge Approves Protective Order In Woodard-Thompson Suit Against Erlanger

Circuit Court Judge Neil Thomas has approved a protective order requested by Erlanger Health System in the lawsuit filed by former Erlanger CEO Charlsetta Woodard-Thompson against the hospital. Plaintiff attorney Jennifer Lawrence had opposed the order, saying Erlanger is a public hospital "and they should not have any of these secrets." She said, "We know what they're doing. ... (click for more)

Tennessee Deserves Better Health Reform

Tennessee needs health care reform. Expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," was not the best solution for Tennesseans. That is why the vast majority of Tennessee legislators never publicly supported the plan defeated in a special legislative session in February.   It is important to distinguish health care from health insurance. As one physician ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Cameras Or Subterfuge?

State Rep. Andy Holt (R-Dresden) is an easy-to-like member of the Tennessee Legislature and the fact he is teaming with state senator Todd Gardenhire (R-Chattanooga) to rid the state of its loathsome traffic cameras is indeed a wonderful thing. The legislative action is long overdue, with the biggest winners being the out-of-state camera companies. That alone is just about all you ... (click for more)