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.


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