‘Steak Master’

Farragut chef captures regional title

Turkey Creek’s LongHorn Steakhouse was part of a regional competition to name one new “Steak Master.” Chef Bernard Mullen competed with more than 100 chefs to capture that title in June.
A 28-year-old chef at Turkey Creek’s LongHorn Steakhouse should be proud to wear his red chef’s coat nowadays as Regional Steak Master champ.

He was one of nearly 5,000 members of LongHorn’s culinary team who were invited to participate in written tests and grill-offs to earn the title of “Steak Master.”

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Farmer plans for growth

As the tall, graying minister sat in the small, old-fashioned sanctuary under the elaborate chandelier, he talked about the 140-year-old building and about his plans for the congregation’s future.

Bi-vocational pastor, the Rev. Charles “Chuck” Farmer, has served as interim pastor for the last two years, but in a special service at 3 p.m., June 25, he will be installed as pastor of Concord Presbyterian Church, 11000 Second Drive in Historic Concord Village. The community is invited to attend.

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Zaxby’s Longest Day fundraiser is June 22

Everybody loves chicken. From 10:30 a.m. until 9 p.m., Thursday, June 22, eat some chicken for a good cause. Zaxby’s in Turkey Creek will be giving 20 percent of all sales that day to the Alzheimer’s Association. The restaurant is participating in “The Longest Day,” just one day after the official summer solstice June 21.

The annual event, named for the longest day of the year, also symbolizes the challenging journey of those with Alzheimer’s disease and the long days their caregivers put in, said Rebecca Williams, community outreach manager for Alzheimer’s Association Eastern Tennessee Chapter.

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Long is ‘au pair’ nanny

Farragut resident Emily Long, third from left, is area director of AuPairCare. She arranges excursions with au pairs who work in the area. Here, they visit The Cove Saturday, June 10. Beside Long are Phumie Cele from South Africa, left, and Jillian Miller, one of the children Cele cares for. In front is Ann Chuairotmod from Thailand.
Farragut resident Emily Long, the mom of two young boys, said before she got the job, she’d never even heard of an “au pair.”

“First of all, I was saying it wrong,” she said. “Second, I had no idea what they were talking about and I had to research it.”

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Morning Pointe ’50s party

Joan Hardwick, Morning Pointe of Lenoir City resident had a car like the one she’s pictured in when she was younger. She said it brought back a lot of memories.
LENOIR CITY – Morning Pointe of Lenoir City assisted living residents danced through the decades during their recent ’50s party.

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