Published On: Tue, Jun 5th, 2012

Community Table partners with Ruth’s Chris

     Employees from newly opened Ruth’s Chris Steak House at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Hotel recently presented The Community Table with a $1,600 check. Proceeds for the donation were gathered from guest-patrons and employees during the first pre-open days of service at Ruth’s Chris.  The Community Table has been ‘adopted’ as a designated non-profit organization by Ruth’s Chris Steak House for an on-going community relationship.

Jennifer Dirkes (far right), Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse employee, presents a $1,600 check to Amy Grimes, Community Table executive director, as Ruth’s Chris employees Candace Jamison (far left) and Jessica Buchanan look on. (Photo contributed)

     “We are delighted to be here in this beautiful area of Western North Carolina through our connection with Harrah’s, but even more excited to make contact with such a great community-based organization as The Community Table,” said Ruth’s Chris General Manger, Paul Delgado.  “We really look forward to our growing relationship with Amy, their Board, and their clients.  Food is our business and we’d like to extend that common thread out into the community.”

     The Community Table is a nonprofit organization serving nutritious meals to anyone in need in Jackson County since 1999. They are open for dinner on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 4-6pm.

     Ruth’s Chris Steak House is located within the Harrah’s Casino in Cherokee. They are open daily for dinner. Walk-ins are welcome; however, reservations are encouraged through their website http://www.ruthschris.com/Reservation or by phone at 497-8577.   Hours of operation are Monday – Thursday from 4-10pm, Friday and Saturday from 4-11pm, and Sunday from 4-9pm.

Paul Delgado

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