Shallotte, NC – January 23, 2015 – Jointly, the Purple Onion Café & ART Catering and Events won the Excellence in Business Award at the 2015 Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce Chairman Award’s Event. The event was held at 101 Stone Chimney Place on January 22, 2015. This award recognizes a business that has attained significant growth and is able to demonstrate the specific strategies and processes implemented to achieve sustainable growth.
The owners, Andrew and Terry Bland, of the beloved Café and Catering Company, were honored to receive this award. 2014 marked their 10th year in business on Main Street in Shallotte. During that time they have continued to grow each year while also giving back to the local community. Their catering business, ART Catering & Events, started prior to opening the Purple Onion Café and has developed into a full-service catering company serving all of Brunswick County, Wilmington, and Myrtle Beach. They have the ability to offer their clients a delicious cuisine and impeccable staffing, rentals, china, linens, and planning advice.
A direct quote from Terry Bland, “We acknowledge that this amazing community that we live in hosts a widespread of successful and growing businesses, and we are so very proud to be in their network. Each day we work hard to grow our business and make our staff and customers feel at home. Receiving this distinct honor of Excellence in Business reinforces our faith in our current mission – to create a profitable business that not only supports us as individuals, but our fellow community members as well. Thank you for this award.”