LeMonts Southern Cuisine Celebrates Grand Opening On May 2

Thursday, April 24, 2014

LeMonts Southern Cuisine will celebrate its grand opening and open house on Friday, May 2, at 2:30 p.m. at 2000 East 23rd Street, Chattanooga, Tn. 37404.

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce will coordinate the event.

LeMonts Southern Cuisine is a soulful restaurant that serves family dinners on Sundays, with fresh local authentic vegetables, and meats and homemade bread and desserts. Lemonts also has a one-stop shop of catering, food, flowers, cakes and event planning along with a venue that seats over 250 people comfortable with draping and up lighting.

The restaurant is expanding the days and hours to daily lunches, specials and bakery orders by Lady J.

Officials said, "LeMonts has a warm and inviting atmosphere with jazz music and a big smell and taste of old fashion goodness to keep you coming back for more."
Hours of operation are from 11am to 2pm Tuesday through Friday and Sunday dinners 11am-5pm.
For more information about LeMonts, please contact Renita Johnson at 423-364-6942 or visit lemontscatering.com.

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