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➡ Copper Cellar won the 2014 Pinnacle Impact award for nearly 40 years of positive impact on the Knoxville Community.

➡ From 2011 to 2013 our company has raised over $60,000 for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign.

➡ Every year our company provides a free meal for military veterans and current military members on Veteran’s Day.

➡ Calhoun’s has restaurants in Neyland Stadium, Thompson-Boling Arena, and has Calhoun’s at the Yard in Smokey’s Stadium.

➡ We’ve had several General Managers win Restaurant Manager of the Year at the local and state level.

➡ Copper Cellar is a major sponsor of the News Sentinal Open
golf tournament.

➡ We have a yearly Christmas party where Santa attends and gives gifts to employees’ children.

➡ Copper Cellar employs over 1,300 people locally making us a top five restaurant employer in Knoxville.

➡ Our company has been voted best by the community in Metro Pulse and The Knoxville News Sentinel in such categories as BBQ, water front dining, brunch, lunch special, and patio to name a few.

➡ In 1984 Calhoun’s won “Best Ribs in America” at the National Rib Cook-Off in Cleveland, Ohio.

➡ Our company is continually coming up with ways to “Go Green”. Starting back in the 70’s and 80’s with new ideas like LED lighting and energy saving windows and now in the 2000’s with Energy Star approved equipment and solar panels on our restaurants and commissary, Copper Cellar is always striving to become more energy efficient and environmentally “green.”

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