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Cupcakes in the Park: A tasty experience

Cupcakes in the Park: A tasty experience

People enjoyed sweet treats for a good cause today at the Krutch Park extension in Downtown Knoxville.

At Knoxville's first cupcake festival "Cupcakes in the Park," people purchased five dollar tickets to eat cupcakes and vote for the best tasting treat.

All proceeds from this event went towards the "Kent C. Withers Family Crisis Center," which helps support and protect domestic violence victims and their children.

10News Erin Donovan was one of the cupcake judges at the event, along with some of East Tennessee's favorite bakeries.

Tupelo Honey Cafe holding job fair

Tupelo Honey Cafe holding job fair

An Asheville based restaurant set to open this fall in downtown Knoxville is looking to hire its newest employees. 

Tupelo Honey Cafe is holding a job fair Tuesday and Wednesday.

The restaurant is looking to fill both front and back of house positions and they need to hire about 80 new employees.

Anyone interested should apply in person between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at Sysco Knoxville.

You can print off an application at tupelohoneycafe.com/careers .

The job fair runs Tuesday and Wednesday.

Tupelo Honey to host scavenger hunt

Tupelo Honey to host scavenger hunt

To build excitement for its grand opening this fall, a restaurant new to Knoxville will kick off a scavenger hunt on Facebook starting next week.

Tupelo Honey Cafe, a well-known restaurant in Asheville, North Carolina, will open a new location on Market Square in October.

Starting on Monday, the restaurant will post a series of clues about a much-loved Tennessee location on its Facebook page. For the first seven weeks of the contest, the first person to guess the correct location will win a $100 giftcard.

Cheddars opens newest location in West Knoxville

Cheddars opens newest location in West Knoxville

Cheddars' newest East Tennessee restaurant opened Monday. It's located at Gallaher View Road and Kingston Pike in West Knoxville.

A good crowd was there for dinner Monday evening, and one customer we talked with says it was a good first experience.

"I've never seen a restaurant go up as quick as this did. I just live about five minutes from here, and I've been looking forward to coming in because of the experience I had at the Maryville restaurant, and the prices are unbelievable," said Ed Smith.

Tex-Mex restaurant Chuy's opens Tuesday

Tex-Mex restaurant Chuy's opens Tuesday

Tex-Mex restaurant Chuy's opens its doors Tuesday at 11 a.m. It will be the chain's first Knoxville location.

It's located right in front of the new Kroger Marketplace at Cedar Bluff Road and Kingston Pike.

The Austin, Texas-based chain is known for its authentic and fresh food.

Chuy's Knoxville owner promises an entertaining atmosphere and great food made from scratch daily.

The restaurant plans to hire about 170 staff members.

New fast casual restaurant opens in Bearden

New fast casual restaurant opens in Bearden

Simple and fresh, that's the mission of a new restaurant in Knoxville.

Zoe's Kitchen opened Thursday in Bearden Hill.

The Alabama-based chain caters to people on-the-go and to families. The concept started in 1995 with the aim of offering fresh, fast casual food.

Zoe's Kitchen says it has an array of options.

"Salads, wraps, pitas, we have a phenomenal dinner menu with steak kabobs, salmon kabobs, chicken kabobs. We make our own hummus as an appetizer with free-squeezed lemon juice," said Tyre Stuckey.