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Great Spaces: Flint Hill



One of Fourteen included in Our Great Spaces for Your Corporate & Holiday Events

Flint Hill
539 South Peachtree St
Norcross 30071
770-263-7669 Ext. 101

Less than four miles outside of Peachtree Corners is a stately antebellum home located on a peaceful lawn in Old Norcross. If you love the idea of having a holiday party in an elegant, historic home, look no further than Flint Hill. During the month of December enjoy the tasteful Southern Elegance twist on holiday décor.

Sales Director Logan Fehrenbach described what is music to the ears of those who appreciate the charm of older homes, “…you will find this historic home abounding with character… From the original flooring, doors, and mantels, to the beautiful large wooden bar, this special event venue… is a step back in time.”

Do the Jingle Bell Rock while taking a Step Back in Time

Through the paned glass windows of The Grand Ballroom where up to 180 guests can be seated, mingle, and dance the night away, one can view the manicured courtyard and access it through French doors.

The French doors also give way to The Covered Pavilion where up to 100 guests can be seated. This area can also be used as an outdoor dance floor. “Equipped with an extra bar and custom-fit sidewalls for the winter months, the covered pavilion is a grand addition to any special event,” said Fehrenbach.

The Courtyard with its lush greenery can seat up to 130 guests.

The home can accommodate a cocktail style reception of up to 200 guests inside. The maximum number of guests in the home and surrounding areas is 275.

How About a Holiday Party at Flint Hill?

Flint Hill is a full-service facility that hosts customized special events. You’ll meet with a complimentary Venue Coordinator who will help you with menu selections, a timeline for the event, and go over the layout of the facility, as well as the specifics of your event.

Their skilled team takes care of all of the set-up and break down, allowing you and your guests to simply show up and be present in celebrating together. This special event facility takes care of all of the necessities such as food, beverage, decor, and staffing—all in a one-stop-shop. “We strive to ensure that all of our clients have a fun and stress-free planning process with us,” said Fehrenbach.

A Divine Event is the exclusive vendor of all food, beverage, décor and staffing for this property. They offer award-winning holiday menus for the month of December. “We have a wide variety of menu options from holiday menus, brunch menus, southern style menus, Indian Fusion menus, classic style menus and more! We offer multiple styles of food services including: Cocktail Party-style buffets, formal buffets, interactive food stations, plated seated and served, late night stations and dessert stations,” divulged Fehrenbach.

Book it!

If you have your heart set on a particular date, it is recommended that you book 12-15 months in advance. For holiday parties, they usually book between three and five months out. However, they can host an event in as little as a 60-day booking window if the home is available.

Standard contract times for events at Flint Hill are five hours, with the opportunity to add additional time if desired. For holiday parties, however, they do offer the option of a three-hour block of time.

All event pricing is customized based on headcount, type of food service, and beverage package selections. Food and beverages are charged at a per person rate determined by the type of food service one selects and the beverage package one intends to offer guests.

Flint Hill will serve alcohol to guests 21 years of age and older. Some options include Beer and Wine, Full Bar, Coffee Stations, Signature Drinks, and Table Side Service. 

Pricing for corporate or personal holiday events:

  • Low:  $5,000
  • Mid:  $9,000 – $15,000
  • High: $16,000 – $22,000

Call Sales Director Logan Fehrenbach to inquire about this beautiful, historic home as the venue for your holiday event at 770-263-7669 Ext.101.

Disclaimer: Pricing is meant as a guide and is subject to change, please check with the individual facilities directly.

Patrizia hails from Toronto, Canada where she earned an Honors B.A. in French and Italian studies at York University, and a B.Ed. at the University of Toronto. This trilingual former French teacher has called Georgia home since 1998. She and her family have enjoyed living, working and playing in Peachtree Corners since 2013.

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Sucré: New Orleans-Style Luxury Pastry Shop Opening in Peachtree Corners



Opening this fall at The Forum Peachtree Corners

Abney Harper, co-owner of the luxury New Orleans brand Sucré, shares her journey into the culinary world. Sucré recently opened its first location outside of New Orleans in Woodstock, Atlanta, marking an exciting expansion. Abney hopes to create a beautiful, magical experience showcasing handcrafted, complex pastries while ensuring quality and consistency. The Forum Peachtree Corners will open this fall, 2024. This interview by Rico Figliolini

Podcast Timestamp (where to find it in the podcast):
00:00:00 – Abney Harper’s Journey
00:01:44 – Sucré: New Orleans-Style Luxury Pastry Shop
00:03:37 – From Law to Pastry: A Serendipitous Journey
00:06:16 – Expanding Sucré’s Presence in Georgia
00:08:09 – From Restaurants to Pastries
00:12:47 – Navigating the Challenges of Scaling a Business Across States
00:15:18 – Navigating Regulations and Expansion Plans
00:17:22 – Expanding Sucré Brand Beyond New Orleans
00:20:08 – Discovering A New Orleans Passion
00:21:24 – Bringing the Essence of New Orleans to Atlanta

Podcast Transcript:

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New dining experience opens at Hilton Hotel



Dahlia’s Restaurant & Porch // Photo by Bruce Johnson

Dahlia’s Restaurant & Porch offers southern-style fare and easy entertainment

Just in time for the summer season, Hilton Atlanta Northeast has launched a new dining option, Dahlia’s Restaurant & Porch.

The casual dining experience brings understated luxury to an easy, breezy setting with comfortable patio furniture on a spacious outdoor deck, a full bar with top-shelf spirits and an impressive wine collection. The cuisine is Southern style and utilizes regionally sourced, farm-fresh ingredients.

“You really can’t ask for an easier setting or a more comfortable way to unwind,” said Andrew Stegen, executive vice president of operations for FullG Capital, the hotel operator. “In the old days, hotels had restaurants for the travelers, and the locals came occasionally. Now, it’s the other way around. You have to appeal to the people who live here.”

At a press preview on May 15, Dahlia’s Restaurant & Porch was unveiled for the first time.

Dahlia’s plans to offer weekend buffets, sports viewing on the patio and family-friendly cookouts.

Photo by Bruce Johnson

“Dahlia’s is a great addition for our hotel guests but also for the local community! We are most excited about our new porch, which is the perfect place for happy hour spritz, outdoor dining and future programming,” said Mike Roling, general manager of Hilton Atlanta Northeast. 

The food is led by executive chef Robert Chafflin, who said he likes to bring an approachable yet flavorful take on southern culinary staples. For the preview, guests were wowed with shrimp and grits, braised beef short ribs, mushroom risotto, shrimp po’boys, cheesecake with caramelized peaches and a whole lot more. 

The beverages were just as tantalizing – from the signature Black Dahlia to the unexpected Southern Dandie to an array of seasonal spritzes. 

“We are excited to bring a newly renovated restaurant space, brand new porch, and refreshed menu to our property,” said Roling. “We welcome the public, both locals and hotel guests alike, to come join us for a dining experience elevated by our southern hospitality.”

Dahlia’s Restaurant & Porch also has a private dining area and a lounge area—perfect for relaxing after a busy day, grabbing a sumptuous meal with the family or meeting friends for lunch or dinner and drinks. Dahlia’s also provides catering for hotel events. For more information, visit dahliasrestaurant.com.

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U&ME Coffee Bakery & Wine Celebrates Grand Opening In Peachtree Corners



Mayor Mike Mason and members of the Peachtree Corners Business Association (PCBA), business professionals, and community well-wishers recently celebrated the opening of U&ME Coffee Bakery Wine, a new establishment in Peachtree Corners.

The event was marked with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by friends, family members of the owners, Paula Gil and Pablo Vicens, who are married, and their dedicated staff.

Left to right:  Paula Gil & Pablo Gil, Owners

U&ME Coffee Bakery Wine, a local family-owned business, focuses on creating a welcoming space where families can gather, students can study, and friends can hang out.

This establishment offers free high-speed Wi-Fi, weekly specials and a cozy environment for all.

Paula Gil emphasized the importance of offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner options that cater to various tastes and needs.

Family and Friends, Staff, Pablo Gil, Paula Gil, Mayor Mike Mason, Lisa Proctor PCBA Board, Suzanna Martinez PCBA Board, Donna Linden PCBA Board, and Audrey Boyce PCBA Outreach.

The goal is to deliver the highest quality specialty items at fair prices.

“We are excited to bring our blend of coffee shop, wine bar, bakery, and diner spot to Peachtree Corners,” stated Paula.

U&ME Coffee prides itself on using 100% Colombian Medellin Coffee and ensuring all baking is done on-premises to guarantee freshness and quality.

Further distinguishing themselves, Paula and Pablo have incorporated homemade empanadas, pizzas, and pastries into their menu, all made from scratch to offer a unique taste experience.

In addition to their dine-in services, U&ME Coffee caters to those on the go with their to-go orders and provides catering services for special events.

Mayor Mason, alongside PCBA Board Members Lisa Proctor, Donna Linden, Allison Reinert, Suzanna Martinez, and numerous local business supporters, expressed their delight in welcoming U&ME Coffee Bakery Wine to the city.

“The city council and I are delighted you chose Peachtree Corners for your business location. We are pleased to have this new specialty restaurant available as part of our business-friendly city,” Mayor Mason remarked.

Contact:  U&ME Coffee Bakery & Wine
Telephone: 470-359-6972
Facebook:  Facebook U&ME Coffee Bakery Wine
Located at 3433 Medlock Bridge Road, Peachtree Corners

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