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2016 Toast of Sumner Winners Revealed

The 2016 Toast of Sumner Awards were presented during a ceremony Thursday, June 23 at Epic Event Center in Gallatin.

Finalists are listed in order of first, second and third place. Ties are denoted.

ENTERTAINMENT & RECREATION

Best Annual Event

HolidayFest

Freedom Fest

Gallatin Main Street Festival

Best Family Attraction    

NCG Cinema Gallatin

Holder Family Fun Center

Sumner Concert Series at the Streets

Best Golf Course  

Foxland Country Club
Long Hollow Golf Course
Bluegrass Yacht and Country Club

Best Hotel    

Hyatt Place

Holiday Inn Express Hendersonville

Hampton Inn Gallatin

Best Place to Hold a Child's Birthday Party    

Holder Family Fun Center

Hendersonville Strike and Spare and Hoppity Hop (Tie-2nd)
The Palace Theater and Destiny Cheer and Fitness (Tie-3rd)

Best Place to Take Out-of-Town Guests  

The Chocolate Covered Strawberry
Gallatin's Historic Downtown Square
Swaney Swifts

Best Venue for Live Music    

Historic Rock Castle
Third Thursday on the Square
The Rudder at Anchor High Marina

Best Wedding Venue  

Historic Rock Castle
Epic Event Centre
Foxland and Bagsby Ranch (Tie-3rd)

FOOD & DRINK

Best Asian

Fortune House
China Buffet Grill
Fullin's

Best Barbecue

Top Hog BBQ
Center Pointe BBQ
Whitt's

Best Breakfast  

Cracker Barrel
The Egg & I
Red Rooster

Best Burger    

Jumbo and Delicious

Swaney Swift's

Five Guys

Best Caterer  

Chef Christopher's Catering

Top Hog BBQ

Our Place Cafe

Best Catfish    

Top Hog BBQ
The Lost Cajun
Cracker Barrel

Best Cocktails  

Foxland's Southern Grill
Awedaddy's
Sam's Bar and Grill

Best Coffee    

Starbucks
Tennesee Pour House
Kave Express

Best Hot Wings  

Buffalo Wild Wings
Bluegrass Bar and Grill
Jumbo and Delicious

Best Ice Cream/Yogurt    

Town Square Creamery & Country Market
Maggie Moos
Sweet Cece's

Best Italian    

Carrabba's
Demo's
Avanti Gourmet

Best Local Restaurant    

Chocolate Covered Strawberry
Top Hog BBQ
Swaney Swift's

Best Lunch Spot    

The Chocolate Covered Strawberry
Jumbo and Delicious
Top Hog BBQ

Best Meat & Three    

Our Place Cafe
Mama's Kitchen
109 Family Restaurants

Best Mexican    

Casa Vieja
Dos Margaritas Gallatin
El Grullense Taqueria

Best Pizza    

Prince Street Pizza & Pub
Jet's Pizza
Pie Five

Best Restaurant Staff    

Chick-fil-A Gallatin
Chocolate Covered Strawberry
Top Hog BBQ

Best Sandwiches    

Firehouse Subs
The Chocolate Covered Strawberry
Sax Deli

Best Sports Bar    

Sam's Sport's Grill
Buffalo Wild Wings Gallatin
Bluegrass Bar and Grill

HEALTH & BEAUTY

Best Assisted Living    

Hearth at Hendersonville
Park Place
Morningside

Best Chiropractor    

Craig Tankersley
Jason Hulme
Generation Chiropractic - Dr. DeAndra Herndon

Best Dentist    

Dr. Bastian
Dr. Jayson Tabor
Hendersonville Family Dentistry

Best Eye Doctor    

Dr. David Newsom
Dr. Eric Stamper, Vision Source of Hendersonville
Green Eye Center

Best Gymnastics/Dance Studio    

Masters Gymnastics
Cheerville
Destiny Cheer and Fitness

Best Health Club & Gym    

Gallatin Civic Center
Planet Fitness
Golds Gym

Best Manicure & Pedicure    

Thai's Nails
Venetian Nail Spa
Tina's Nail Spa

Best Martial Arts    

Ernie Reyes World Martial Arts
David Deaton
Hendersonville Martial Arts

Best Massage  

Ms. Sue's Med Spa
Massage Envy
Beverly Sims - Transforming Touch

Best OB/GYN    

Dr. Brett Branson
Dr. Nancy Bradbury
Dr. Richard Bennett

Best Orthodontist    

Smile Construction - Dr. Clay Fulks
Dr. Morris, Morris Orthodontics
Dr. Mary Cay Koen

Best Pediatric Dentist    

Dr. Kurt Swauger, Swauger Pediatric Dentistry
Children's Dentistry of Gallatin - Dr. Andy Reed
Dr. Bill Taylor

Best Pediatrician

Dr. Kenneth Wyatt
Dr. Jason Kastner
Dr. David Hudson - Tennessee Pediatrics

Best Physician    

Dr. Paul Leavitt
Dr. John Millspaugh
Dr. Michael Kellogg

Best Podiatrist    

Dr. HH Nuss
Dr. Mendoza
Dr. William Lambert

Best Salon  

Hair & Body Day Spa & Salon
Bellezza Beauty Spa
Salon @ Ms. Sue's Med Spa

Best Spa    

Ms. Sue's Med Spa
Bellezza Beauty Spa
Massage Envy

Best Weight-Loss Center    

Weight Watchers
Indian Lake Medical Weight Loss
Weight Loss Clinic A Center Point

PEOPLE & PLACES

Best Historical Site    

Historic Rock Castle
Historic Cragfont
Mansker Station

Best Interior Decorator    

Pettis Builders - Kalyn Nelson
Paisley Pineapple Interiors (Inside Red Tulip) - Jennifer McMurry/ Ashley Cloud
January Alexander - J. Alexander Home

Best Local Musician(s)    

Oak Ridge Boys
The Parks
Garage Band Revival

Best Local Photographer    

David and Tracey Schenk
Precious Memories Photography
Donna Freeman Clemons Snapbean Photography

Best Nonprofit    

Children Are People Inc.
Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County
Hendersonville Samaratin Center

Best Pre-School    

Elite Education
Children First
First Baptist Church

Best Principal    

Dr. Ashley Aldridge
Cindy Swafford
Vicki Shelton

Best Private School  

Sumner Academy
Pope John Paul II High School
Hendersonville Christian Academy

Best Public School    

Jack Anderson Elementary
Merrol Hyde Magnet School
Hendersonville High School

Best Workplace    

Derryberry's Heat & Air
Historic Rock Castle
The Lost Cajun

RETAIL & PROFESSIONAL

Best Antique Shop    

Then & Again
Bloomin' Deals
Westmoreland Antique Shop

Best Attorney    

Jay Ingrum
Tim Takacs
Laura Frost and Lindsey Ralston (T-3rd)

Best Bakery    

Nothing Bundt Cake
Publix Gallatin
Faboo Cakes

Best Bank    

Capstar Bank
Sumner Bank and Trust
Wilson Bank & Trust

Best Car Dealer    

CarSmart
Newton Nissan
Ron Hibbard Toyota

Best Car Repair    

CarCare
Christian Brothers
Smartt Auto

Best Clothing Store    

Tennessee Honey Boutique
Billie Jeans
Goodwill

Best Consignment/Thrift    

Hooked on Consignment
The Secret Garden
Second Time Around

Best Financial Advisor    

Darrell Woodcock
Wilda Dodson of Edward Jones
Wesley Wood of Wood Financial Group

Best Florist  

Mattie Lou's Flower and Gift Shop
Brown's Florist
Gallatin Flower & Gift Shoppe

Best Funeral Home  

Hendersonville Memorial Gardens
Family Heritage
Anderson Funeral Home

Best Furniture Store    

Gibson Furniture
Gallatin Furniture
Nest Decor

Best Gift Shop    

The Red Tulip
The Trendy Trunk
Perkins Drugs and Gift Shoppe

Best Grocery Store    

Kroger Marketplace
Publix Hendersonville
Food Lion Gallatin

Best Hardware & Farm Supply    

Sumner County Co-op
Tennessee Hardware
Ace Hardware Portland

Best Hear & Air    

Derryberry's HVAC
Butlers Heating and Air
Star Heating and A/C

Best Home Builder    

Pettis Builders LLC
Goodall Homes
Wallace Custom Builders

Best Insurance Agent    

Mitch Healey of Farmers Insurance
Elizabeth Hobdy Jones at Farmers Insurance
Ken Flatt at State Farm

Best Jeweler    

Hendersonville Jewelers
McKenzie Jewelers
Thomas Jewelers

Best Landscape & Nursery    

Young's Nursery
C&C Lawncare
Roger's Garden Center

Best Liquor Store    

Pour Vous
Bluegrass Beverages
Portland Wine & Spirits

Best Pet Grooming    

Pristine Pup
Southern Styles Pet Salon
The Paw Spa

Best Pharmacy    

Health Mart in Hendersonville
Perkin's Drugs and Gift Shoppe
Walgreen's Hendersonville

Best Plumber    

Royal Flush Plumbing
Terry's Plumbing
A & H Plumbing

Best Realtor    

Wanda Cole & Heather Cole Leavitt-Coldwell Banker Lakeside
Jennifer Murley
Ann Buchanan

Best Roofer    

Sumner Roofing
Mr. Goodroof
Abrams Construction

Best Travel Agency    

Susan Reavis - The Travel Planner
AAA Hendersonville
World Wide Travel

Best Veterinarian    

Grassland Animal Clinic
Enoch Veterniary
Safe Place for Animals

 

Article Courtesy of The Tennessean: Staff Reports12:04 p.m. CDT June 23, 2016