STIR Celebrates First Anniversary With Community Celebration Nov. 9

Featuring Live Local Music, Bourbon Tastings And Menu Deals

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

With the opening of its doors last November, Chattanooga’s restaurant and bar STIR has become synonymous with fresh local food, inventive cocktails and a celebration hot spot, said officials. Serving as the flagship restaurant in the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo and a haunt in the revitalized Southside neighborhood, STIR will be celebrating its first anniversary on Nov. 9 with a night for the community, featuring live music by the 9th Street Stompers, bourbon tastings from Buffalo Trace Bourbon Distillery and exclusive food and beverage deals throughout the evening. A portion of sales from the event will be donated to the Chattanooga Community Kitchen. 

The event will be from 4-10 p.m. with live music from 5-9 p.m.

“Looking back on this past year, we’re both proud and grateful to see how far our team and the community’s support has taken us— a distance we only hope to grow with each new year,” said Fletcher Thompson, STIR general manager. “From the beginning, our goal was to become a fixture in this community, and we feel we’re well on our way. We hope everyone can come out to celebrate with us in November and give back to the Community Kitchen during such a crucial time of the year.” 

Located adjacent to the newly designed Station Street, STIR’s anniversary falls in line with the Southside’s ongoing revitalization efforts, which have transformed the district’s abandoned warehouses and dated structures into thriving hubs of culture and entertainment in the city, said officials. With last year’s opening, STIR completed a landmark renovation of the Chattanooga Choo Choo’s storefront, infusing the iconic terminal with "modern feel and flavor."   

“As soon as we heard the concept behind STIR, we knew it would perfectly marry the Chattanooga Choo Choo’s century-old history with the contemporary, urban feel that’s become the Southside’s signature,” said Adam Kinsey, president of Choo Choo Partners, L.P. “We also feel the tremendous success of STIR has been a catalyst for the growth of other retail in the area.” 

For more information about STIR’s first anniversary party, follow STIR on Facebook and Instagram

STIR is owned and operated by SquareOne Holding Company based in Chattanooga. Allen Corey is the founder and president of SquareOne Holding Company. For more information about STIR, visit

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