Knowledge Identifier: +Paula_Deen
Born in 1947.
Countries: United States (48%), Georgia (22%), Mississippi (9%)
Linked to: Paula's Party, Novo Nordisk, Walmart, Food Network
In January 1996, Deen opened her own restaurant, The Lady & Sons, in downtown Savannah, Georgia, on West Congress Street
Deen's relationship with Food Network began in 1999, when her friend Erin Lewis introduced her to Gordon Elliott, who introduced her to her current agent, Artist's Agency owner Barry Weiner
Food Network - In 2002, Food Network made an appeal to the home cook by adding "Paula's Home Cooking", hosted by Paula Deen
In 2004, Deen married Michael Groover , a tugboat captain in the Port of Savannah, Georgia
During the summer of 2006, her sons, Bobby and Jamie Deen, featured the Neelys' Bar-B-Que Nashville location on their Food Network show "Road Tasted"
In January 2007, the Neelys were invited to appear on "Paula's Party", which eventually led to the "Down Home" show
In 2008, Deen opened another restaurant, the Paula Deen Buffet, at Harrah's Tunica Casino in Tunica, Mississippi
In September 2009, Deen announced a new dessert line to be sold at Walmart including signature pies Apple Crunch Top, Dark Rum Pecan, Old Fashioned Fudge and Gooey Butter Cake bars
Doesn't it bother you that you're adding to this-" Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain commented in 2011 that he "would think twice before telling an already obese nation that it's OK to eat food that is killing us
On March 11, 2015, it was announced that Paula Deen had officially kicked off her comeback with the launch of the all-new Paula Deen Channel on Roku
On January 25, 2016, the city of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina received an application for a building permit for a two-story Paula Deen's Family Kitchen, to replace the 20-year-old Carlos 'n Charlie's at Broadway at the Beach
In June 2017, Paula Deen opened her Myrtle Beach location