Hattie Marie’s Opens New Franchise Location in Decatur GA With Ribbon Cutting and Celebrity Guests
Atlanta GA (June 16, 2021) – Hattie Marie’s, a Texas Style BBQ and Cajun
Kitchen restaurant opens a new franchise location at 130 Clairmont Ave.
Decatur Ga. with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, June 24 at 1 p.m. New
Birth Missionary Baptist Church Pastor Jamal Bryant will bestow the blessing of
the business during the ceremony that will be attended by special guests and
Franchisee Etanya Lucas has plans to open two additional Hattie Marie
restaurant locations in the Atlanta area in addition to this one that will be located
inside the Courtyard by Marriott in Decatur Square.
Other guest appearances during the celebratory week will be made
by Marlo Hampton of The Real Housewives of Atlanta and Billboard Gospel Artist
The official Grand opening is June 25 – 26 from 1-4 p.m.
Hattie Marie’s roots are in the southeast Texas town of Port Arthur. Hattie
Marie grew up watching her father, who was a cook on a merchant sea
vessel, entertain and fellowship through cooking. She decided to share her
culinary talents and opened her bakery/catering service in the late
80’s. Her son, Willie Griggie followed in the family tradition by opening the
first Hattie Marie’s in College Park, Ga in 2017, paying homage to his
mother and grandfather.