GATLINBURG, Tenn. -

Paula Deen, The Queen of Southern Cuisine, will make a surprise visit to her new retail store, The Paula Deen Store, in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

The store will feature Paula Deen kitchenware, souvenirs, food products, magazines and books.

While in town, Paula will also visit the LeConte Center, in Pigeon Forge, to review the set and staging for her Paula Deen Live shows on June 21st and 22nd.

Paula’s final stop will be her new restaurant, Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen, in Pigeon Forge, opening later this year.

When: Friday, June 6, 2014

Time: 1:00 PM – Paula will greet fans and press outside of the store and give away tickets to her Paula Deen Live shows in Pigeon Forge on June 21st and 22nd.

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