Hotel hosts first-ever Taste of Lee Branch

Some 60 employees from businesses in North Shelby County were invited to the first-ever Taste of Lee Branch event Nov. 21 at Hampton Inn & Suites Eagle Point. (Contributed)

Some 60 employees from businesses in North Shelby County were invited to the first-ever Taste of Lee Branch event Nov. 21 at Hampton Inn & Suites Eagle Point. (Contributed)

FROM STAFF REPORTS

NORTH SHELBY — Some 60 employees from businesses in Lee Branch, Chelsea and along Alabama Highway 119 gathered at Hampton Inn & Suites Eagle Point Nov. 21 for the first-ever Taste of Lee Branch.

The event was organized in an effort to promote business in the Lee Branch area, said Barbara Zieba, director of sales at Hampton Inn & Suites Eagle Point.

“We will definitely make it into an annual event,” Zieba said. “We had a great turnout.”

Guests were treated to a free lunch and door prizes donated by Lee Branch businesses. Restaurants that participated in Taste of Lee Branch included:

  • Taziki’s
  • Panera Bread
  • Bella
  • Marco’s Pizza
  • Moe’s Southwest Grill
  • Zaxby’s
  • Dale’s Southern Grill
  • Bellini’s Restaurant
  • Melting Pot
  • Baumhower’s
  • Donut Chef of Chelsea