Published On: Sun, Jun 26th, 2016

Granny’s Kitchen, Bearmeat’s Indian Den named Cherokee Pride winners

 

Granny's Kitchen has won the Cherokee Pride Award in the Restaurant Category for June 2016.  (Photos courtesy of EBCI Commerce)

Granny’s Kitchen has won the Cherokee Pride Award in the Restaurant Category for June 2016. (Photos courtesy of EBCI Commerce)

We all know that the food at Granny’s Kitchen is outstanding.  Now, so do many Cherokee visitors.  Granny’s Kitchen has been awarded the Cherokee Pride Award for recognition of excellent customer service in the restaurant category, for businesses on the Qualla Boundary.  This is a new award sponsored by the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce and the Cherokee Welcome Center to identify local businesses within a variety of service categories who go above and beyond to provide outstanding products and exemplary customer service.

“The wait staff was very responsive to our needs and quick to fill and refill our drink orders,” said a recent visitor.  “The food is well seasoned, fresh, and buffet never seemed empty!”

Other visitors mentioned that the staff was very welcoming, customer service was excellent and the restaurant was very clean.

“Our staff knows the importance of giving each and every customer a great experience,” said owner, Teresa Williamson.  “I am so proud of all of our staff and thank them for all of their hard work and continued dedication. We are all really proud to receive the Cherokee Pride award.”

Bearmeat’s Indian Den has been awarded the Cherokee Pride Award for recognition of excellent customer service in the retail category, for businesses on the Qualla Boundary.  This is a new award sponsored by the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce and the Cherokee Welcome Center to identify local businesses within a variety of service categories who go above and beyond to provide outstanding products and exemplary customer service.

Bearmeat's Indian Den has won a Cherokee Pride award in the Retail Category for June 2016.

Bearmeat’s Indian Den has won a Cherokee Pride award in the Retail Category for June 2016.

Bearmeat’s Indian Den’s wide range of inventory, local handmade crafts and really cool, unusual handmade crafts make this a fun destination.

“We loved Bearmeat’s.  We had great conversations with the owner and employees and appreciate how clean and well laid out the store is,” said a recent visitor.

Other visitors mentioned how friendly and informative the staff is and the great selection of authentic craftsmanship.

“Welcoming new and returning customers and providing a friendly atmosphere along with authentic, handmade products is very important to us,” said owner David Smith. “We will accept the Cherokee Pride award with pride.”

Bearmeat’s is located six miles north of the casino on 19 North.  Info: 497-4052

– EBCI Commerce Division