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Mississippi Magazine releases “Best of Mississippi” Award Winners 2014

Friends and Neighbors,

Mississippi Magazine released their annual “Best of Mississippi” awards and the great folks of Mississippi have declared Fat Mama’s Tamales as the “Best Tamales” in the state!

Mississippi Magazine’s “Best of Mississippi” reader survey is compiled by votes submitted from readers and fans, general sections of the survey include Dining Out, Getting Out and Seeking Out with individual categories that include categories such as “Best Breakfast”, “Best Bed & Breakfast”, “Best Day Spa” and over 50 others individual categories.

Congratulations to Dunleith Historic Inn for winning “Best Bed & Breakfast” as well.

This acknowledgement is very special and dear to Fat Mama’s Tamales and we would like to thank Mississippi Magazine for including a tamale catagory, the readers of Mississippi Magazine for supporting Fat Mama’s Tamales and to all our friends and family who have helped make Fat Mama’s Tamales a Mississippi and more specifically a Natchez institution!

~ Fat Mama

To subscribe to Mississippi Magazine and/or more information please visit their website www.mismag.com

June 14, 2014 – Fat Mama’s Tamales 25th Anniversary

Friends & Neighbors,

The time is near for #FMT25.  As you may be well aware, we will be celebrating our 25th year anniversary of being in business in wonderful Natchez, MS on June 14, 2014 and we would like to formally invite you to join us.

Be sure to wish Fat Mama’s a happy birthday on Twitter using hashtag #FMT25, and you will see your tweets throughout the day at FMT through our live twitter feed, where our customers will be able to see tweets throughout the day.

We will have the southern parking lot closed off to traffic as we will have the beer garden set up, with a few tasty brews from around the area, as well as another 8 taps inside.  We will have plenty of shade, fans, music, cool beers, hot music and fun for everyone!

Much love to everyone over the years who have supported Fat Mama’s Tamales, our family and helped us create a unique funky little restaurant in Natchez, it has meant the world to us, and we are excited for the next 25 years!

Below is the schedule:

11:00 – Reveal the 5 donkey sculptures to public.

11:00-12:00- Music by Ben Lewis

12:00-1:00- Music by Charlie Hugg

1:00-2:00- Music by Travis McCready

2:00-3:00- Music by Speakeasy

3:00-4:00- Meet & Greet with donkey artists

4:00- 7:30 – Music by The Delta Mountain Boys

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For all breweries in which we have contacted, we would love to include any promotional items you may wish to include in our give-aways throughout the day.  Anything from stickers, shirts, cups, bottle openers, koozies, or even the keys to the brewery, just shoot us an email to fatmamas@bellsouth.net or send items directly to us any time before June 14, 2014.

Fat Mama’s Tamales
303 South Canal Street
Natchez, MS 39120

25 Years of Fat Mama’s Tamales! June 14, 2014, Natchez MS

Friends & Neighbors,

Fat Mama’s Tamales will be turning 25 years old in June 2014!

It is hard to believe it was almost 27 years ago it all started with a weekend tamale making project at the house!  As many of you may know we started at our house, making tamales once a week, making small adjustments to the recipe each week, until the weekly orders grew too large, then we moved into the log cabin on Canal Street (pictured below) and opened in June 1989.  We spent 19 years in the log cabin, with 12 bar stools and a small patio before moving to our current location just down the street and we haven’t looked back!  We are continuing to grow, as we have expanded our menu from the “old days” to include things like our Hot Ham & Cheese Poboys, Taco Salads, Mexican Cornbread and more.  We also have a small wholesale product line we offer to gift & gourmet stores around the country including “Knock-You-Naked” Margarita Mix and “Fire & Ice” Pickles!

25 Years of Fat Mama’s Tamales! June 14, 2014, Natchez MS

We are planning on celebrating on June 14, 2014 at Fat Mama’s Tamales in Natchez, MS.  Clear your calendar, book the babysitter, call your friends and get ready for a grand weekend!

In preparation for the June 14, 2014, we have already started planning a few things.  We want the entire weekend to serve as a “Thank You” to all our customers, friends, family and community.  The Krewe of Fat Mama’s will be on hand, as will local/regional artist with some projects of their own, live music, a beer garden as well as a few other things.

In preparation for June 14, 2014, we would like to ask anyone and everyone to do two things!

(1) If you have any photo’s of yourself, friends, or whoever at Fat Mama’s from anytime over the years, we would love to see them.  We are working on including a multitude of photo’s on June 14, 2014.  You can email them to us at Fatmamas@bellsouth.net, post them to Facebook and tag Fat Mama’s, post them to Twitter and tag us (@FatMamasTamales) or use Hashtag “#FMT25”.  We would like to scroll some photo’s throughout the day at Fat Mamas!

(2) In preparation of June 14, 2014 we will be using “#FMT25” on social media post leading up to July 14, 2014 and we would like you to use it as well.  If you have anything you would like to say about Fat Mama’s, just use #FMT25 and we will see it, you may even get your social media mention broadcast on July 14, 2014.

Finally, if you have any ideas or thoughts on what you would like to have at Fat Mama’s Tamales on June 14, 2014, let us know, we love hearing about your ideas and thoughts on how best Fat Mama’s could say “Thank You” to everyone!  You can email us at Fatmamas@bellsouth.net, post on Facebook and tag us, use hashtag “FMT25” on Twitter or send us a direct message!

There will be more to come soon, so stay tuned!

~Fat Mama

Fat Mama’s Tamales Recent Awards and Recognitions

Fat Mama’s Tamales

303 South Canal Street

Natchez, MS 39120

601-442-4548

www.FatMamasTamales.com 

Press Release 

July 3, 2013-Fat Mama’s Tamales, located at 303 South Canal Street, Natchez, MS, 39120 is pleased to announce that our restaurant, our staff and our Krewe of Fat Mama’s has been the recipient of 2 awards and one government resolution as a result from our efforts to provide a positive impact in our local community, while enhancing the Natchez Experience and furthering everything distinctly Natchezian!

Mississippi Magazine has awarded Fat Mama’s Tamales the “Best of Mississippi” Award for “Hot Tamales” to Fat Mama’s Tamales.  Mississippi Magazine has released the results of the ninth annual reader’s survey to compile a list of the “Best of Mississippi” Awards in over 50 categories.

To View the Mississippi Magazine Award, please visit: http://www.mismag.com/pdf/mismag_bom13_results.pdf

The National Restaurant Association has awarded Fat Mama’s Tamales the “Neighbor Award” for the State of Mississippi.  The National Restaurant Association and American Express review submissions of association members based on community involvement, public service, and overall impact on each submission’s respective community.  This is the 2nd year in a row, Fat Mama’s Tamales has won the “Neighbor Award” for the State of Mississippi.  Fat Mama’s Tamales will be accepting this award in Jackson, MS on July 15, 2013 at the Restaurant University sponsored by the Mississippi Restaurant Association.

The Adams County Board of Supervisors at their July 1, 2013 meeting passed a resolution acknowledging Fat Mama’s Tamales and the Krewe of Fat Mama’s for our efforts in raising over $50,000 since 2009 through fund raisers for noble and worthy charities throughout the Miss-Lou region, including The Natchez Children’s Home, Sunshine Shelter, Guardian Shelter, the George Armstrong Library, Adams County Humane Society, Adams County Search & Rescue and The Malt Shop among others.  A copy of the resolution is being framed and will be on display at Fat Mama’s Tamales.

Fat Mama’s Tamales would like to thank all our customers, our former and current staff, our Krewe of Fat Mama’s members, friends and family for their support and encouragement over the years. We feel privileged and fortunate to have the opportunity to have our business in Natchez, and are looking forward to continuing to make a positive impact in our community.  Additionally, we would like to acknowledge Ruth Anderson for her selflessness and dedication to serving as the president of the Krewe of Fat Mama’s, Melissa Brown and Jamey Hudnall for their ability organize and plan events, Barbara Rodriguez for her serving as an ambassador for Fat Mama’s as well as Natchez, Britton & Jimmy Gammill for creating Fat Mama’s Tamales and providing a solid base to build on, and last but not least Devin Gammill for her continued love and support who, without, Fat Mama’s Tamales would not exist.

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