July 4, 2016

About Us


In a nutshell, we are a special events facility specializing in providing a down home country themed experience for groups of 150 visitors or more.
Only one event is booked at a time which allows our family of experienced professionals to meet your every need. Here are some of the family members who will serve you.

ted1Ted Smiley, with his sister, Brenna Smiley-Moritz, is a co-founder of the Smiley Hollow Company.
Ted has farmed the family farm in the Smiley Hollow area for about 65 years. The Smiley Farm produces various vegetables such as corn, tomatoes, bell peppers, yellow squash, turnip greens as well as many other vegetables that grow in this area.
brennaBrenna Smiley-Moritz had the vision about a family friendly venue that could be used by local companies and out of town convention groups. During her hospitality career in such major convention hotels as the Gaylord Opryland Complex, the Hyatt Regency and the Radisson Nashville, she had many requests from convention attendees to know where the “Real Tennesseans” party.

manny2Manfred Moritz joined the family operation in 1999 after a 23 year career as Vice President of Food & Beverage with Gaylord Entertainment Company. He has been in the catering and hospitality business since 1956 in major facilities in Europe and the US. He is a Certified Food and Beverage Executive by the Am. Hotel and Motel Association. Prior to Gaylord he has handled Catering Operations for the Houston Astrodome and the 1100 room Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, GA.