Longtime Greenville restaurant serves the ultimate menu after 36 years

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A restaurant within the northern a part of the state closed its doorways on Sunday after 36 years in enterprise. Tommy’s Nation Ham Home in Greenville served its ultimate menu throughout what proprietor, Tommy Stevenson, referred to as the busiest day in his restaurant’s historical past. Stevenson introduced plans to retire earlier this 12 months. “After we constructed this restaurant, we constructed it utterly open the place households (and) folks can meet and it labored,” mentioned Stevenson. Prospects from throughout the area returned to Tommy on Sunday, together with a pair from Canton, Georgia, who mentioned they drove round three hours to see Tommy. The restaurant was additionally a fixture for native regulation enforcement and a must-see for presidential candidates, together with Presidents George W. Bush and Donald Trump, when each had been on marketing campaign. “I attempt to attain out to everybody who involves this restaurant to thank them for what they’ve accomplished for me as a result of with out them and my workers, the Nation Ham Home would by no means have made it,” mentioned Stevenson. Stevenson’s workers stunned him with a retirement fishing rod, which he mentioned he cannot wait to make use of. At round 3pm on Sunday, Stevenson turned on the lights for the final time. Whereas he’s wanting ahead to retiring, he mentioned he’ll miss the restaurant and is grateful for his prospects and workers. “I’ll miss him, I’ll miss my purchasers and my workers. They’re the perfect,” he mentioned. “Anybody who takes care of my workers will discover good folks.” Lewis BBQ is opening a Greenville workplace at Tommy’s present location subsequent 12 months.

A restaurant within the northern a part of the state closed its doorways on Sunday after 36 years in enterprise.

Tommy’s Nation Ham Home in Greenville served its ultimate menu throughout what proprietor, Tommy Stevenson, referred to as the busiest day in his restaurant’s historical past.

Stevenson introduced plans to retire earlier this 12 months.

“After we constructed this restaurant, we constructed it utterly open the place households (and) folks can meet and it labored,” mentioned Stevenson.

Prospects from throughout the area returned to Tommy on Sunday, together with a pair from Canton, Georgia, who mentioned they drove round three hours to see Tommy.

The restaurant was additionally a fixture for native regulation enforcement and a must-see for presidential candidates, together with Presidents George W. Bush and Donald Trump, when each had been on marketing campaign.

“I attempt to attain out to everybody who involves this restaurant to thank them for what they’ve accomplished for me as a result of with out them and my workers, the Nation Ham Home would by no means have made it,” mentioned Stevenson.

Stevenson’s workers stunned him with a retirement fishing rod, which he mentioned he cannot wait to make use of.

At round 3pm on Sunday, Stevenson turned on the lights for the final time.

Whereas he’s wanting ahead to retiring, he mentioned he’ll miss the restaurant and is grateful for his prospects and workers.

“I’ll miss him, I’ll miss my purchasers and my workers. They’re the perfect,” he mentioned. “Anybody who has my workers could have good folks.”

Lewis BBQ will open a Greenville workplace at Tommy’s present location subsequent 12 months.

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