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Nikki Graham: On her city, service and growing up at Huey’s Downtown

Nikki Graham, Huey’s Downtown Head Server, grew up at Huey’s Downtown. Starting at 18-years-old, she paid her way through college, earned a bachelor’s degree, traveled the world, cared for her father while he was in hospice and raised her children while working at Huey’s. Why? Because to Nikki, the people of Huey’s are family. As Nikki walks through the store with blues playing overhead, past bouncy maroon booths surrounded by graffiti walls, she instinctively straightens tables and places chairs as she goes. It’s easy to recognize that she is familiar with the place. She knows Huey’s Downtown – the company...Read More

JP Graham-Townsend Celebrates 15th Anniversary

JP Graham-Townsend, Huey’s Downtown Assistant Manager, has been with us for 15 years! Read below to learn about this outdoorsman, dad and awesome employee. What has been your favorite part about working at Huey’s? At Downtown, we get to meet a diverse group of people. When I worked at the Southwind location for about 10 years, we had more regulars than anything, and that’s one thing I always loved, because regulars end up becoming family. Even some of the regulars I knew for years at Southwind now work Downtown and I get to see them there. One of my other...Read More

Retha Moore Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Retha Moore has been the Executive Assistant to Huey’s CEO, Lauren Robinson, for 10 years now. She is a irreplaceable piece of the corporate office, and we’re thrilled to introduce you to her, all while saying “thank you” for her wonderful work at Huey’s! What has been your favorite part about working at Huey’s? I actually worked for Thomas Boggs first, for about two and a half years. Then I tried a few other career paths. One day, years later, Lauren called and asked me if I would fill in for her assistant, who was leaving. Fast forward ten years,...Read More

Gene the Dancin’ Machine Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Gene Wilson, known as Gene the Dancin’ Machine, has been with Huey’s for 25 years. He keeps the team laughing, dancing and always positive. We’re so grateful for Gene and his 25 years at Huey’s! What has been your favorite part about working at Huey’s? It’s got to be the family-type atmosphere. We feel like a family because everybody’s in harmony. Some might say a love harmony. My motto is, watch my back and I’ll watch yours. What’s the best part of working in the restaurant industry? Being busy. I’m always moving, that’s how I got my nickname, machine. No,...Read More

Rachel Haaga Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Rachel Haaga, Huey’s Poplar Server, has been with us for 10 years! Rachel is the founder and Executive Director at Restore Corps, a local organization working to end human trafficking in our city and state. In this interview, Rachel tells us about Restore Corps, as well as what Huey’s has meant to her over the years. Tell us about Restore Corps: I founded Restore Corps in 2013 after working at Operation Broken Silence, an organization building a global movement to empower the Sudanese people through innovative programs. I founded the company with other people who were volunteers at the organization,...Read More

Courtney Coulter Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Courtney Coulter has been with Huey’s Collierville for 10 Years now. She is spunky, kind and known for loving to have a good time. We’re thrilled to introduce her and thank her for the great work for 10 years running! What’s your favorite part of working at Huey’s? I have loved making friends, and everyone there is like family. I went to esthetician school, so I just went part time at Huey’s, and it’s so hard not being there full time. What’s your favorite part of working in the restaurant industry? The customer service. I love meeting new people, bartending,...Read More

Lynn Hardaway Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Lynn Hardaway, Huey’s Southaven Kitchen Shift Leader, has been with Huey’s for 20 years. She is incredibly respected and valued – we couldn’t make it without her! We’re thrilled to introduce Lynn and say thank you for an amazing 20 years. What has been your favorite part about working at Huey’s? The people I work with respect me. I’m the only woman working in the kitchen, and everyone is respectful and kind. I’m about 5 minutes from home, and the management here is awesome. It’s flexible here, and I am able to balance my other position as the Fedex Shift...Read More

Justin Herbert Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Justin Joseph Herbert, Bartender at Huey’s Germantown, has been with us for 10 years! We’re thrilled to introduce this drink master, team player and dad. What has been your favorite part about working at Huey’s? The family aspect. Everybody acts like a family, takes care of each other and takes up tips together. No other place I’ve ever worked at does that. It’s really nice. What’s the best part of working in the restaurant industry? I get to talk to people all day. I get to meet a lot of people and hear a lot of stories. It’s always interesting....Read More

Bonnie King Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Bonnie Pepper King, known as “Sunshine” at Huey’s Collierville, has been working at Huey’s for 15 years! She is known for her pure spunk, positivity and excellent service. We’re pleased to introduce her to you, and to congratulate her on 15 amazing years of service! What is your favorite part of working at Huey’s? Huey’s is my second family, it’s my home away from home, it’s my happy place. I began working here on a full-time basis after retiring from being an EKG tech for a pediatric cardiologist. On my 24th year working as an EKG Tech, I said, “You...Read More

Pete Peterson Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Pete Edward Peterson, Huey’s Collierville Bartender, has been employed at Huey’s for 15 years. We’re thrilled to introduce him to you and say “thank you” for 15 years of teamwork, fun, blues, brews and burgers! What has been your favorite part about working at Huey’s? Probably just the customers, the regulars. I’ve bartended for the last 10 out of 15 years I’ve been there. The relationships you make with your regulars are awesome. You see it everywhere. You go to Germantown, Germantown has it’s people. You go to Midtown, and Midtown has regulars that have been coming since the place...Read More