“History of The Cherry Hut” – Moderated by Christy Case

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“History of The Cherry Hut”

Moderator:  Christy Case, Co-owner, The Cherry Hut

Panel:  Kay Holt, Chris MacInnes and Ned Edwards

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In 1922, Dorothy Kraker set up a simple white roadside stand on Crystal Lake and began selling farm-sized pies made with tart cherries picked from the family orchard.  A century later, the Cherry Hut is a nationally acclaimed regional restaurant, famous for its cherry pies, jams and ice cream.

For many residents and visitors, The Cherry Hut is a Benzie County summer tradition.  Join us for this conversation among current and former employees as we look back on 100 years of Cherry Hut history.