Travel Channel Features The Bistro on Food Paradise

We are thrilled to announce the official air date of the Travel Channel’s upcoming episode of Food Paradise, featuring Dancing Bear Lodge & Appalachian Bistro. The episode, “Hotel Hot Spots” will premiere on Sunday, November 5th at 8:00 pm EST on DIRECTV Channel 277, DISH Channel 196, and Comcast HD Channel 1488 & non-HD Channel 61.

Based on the restaurant’s rave reviews, the Travel Channel contacted Dancing Bear several months ago about featuring The Bistro in their hit series which focuses on, “must-see food spots across the country that offer unique dining experiences.” On June 2nd, they arrived with their production team to film the 30-minute episode. Their crew spent the day filming the property, the restaurant and Executive Chef Shelley Cooper, as well as interviewing guests who were dining that evening. smoky mountain Appalachian restaurant

The Bistro’s award-winning Executive Chef Shelley Cooper’s life travels and culinary passion merged to create her unique version of highbrow Appalachian fare, paving the way for this amazing opportunity. Chef Cooper has also been featured in publications such as Bon Appetit, Food Arts, Food and Wine, Good Housekeeping, The Local Palate, and author Ronni Lundy’s Victuals – An Appalachian Journey, with Recipes, to name a few.
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To learn more, and stay up-to-date on additional episode air dates & times, visit Travel Channel. Guests can make reservations to dine at Dancing Bear Lodge & Appalachian Bistro, by calling (865) 336-2138 or by visiting the website.