REBA MCENTIRE CELEBRATES REBA'S PLACE GRAND OPENING
REBA MCENTIRE OPENS NEW DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT VENUE REBA'S PLACE IN ATOKA, OKLAHOMA
Reba McEntire, in partnership with the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and the city of Atoka, hosted a grand opening for the highly-anticipated dining and entertainment venue, Reba’s Place in Atoka, Okla. on Thursday, January 26. Located in southeastern Oklahoma, Reba’s Place offers a multi-story restaurant, bar, retail and entertainment venue for the local community and guests across the country.
“Music and the fans helped build this place and get it all together. And that’s what a restaurant is all about, where people can come in, visit and eat,” Reba said. “Reba’s Place is a joint venture with the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, and they are the best partner. It’s exciting to work with people who have a passion for this town and for creating jobs, tourism, and new opportunities in southeastern Oklahoma, in the community where I grew up.”
Constructed in a century-old Masonic Temple, the three-story, 13,284-square-foot venue features a dining space accommodating 250 people, a stage with state-of-the-art acoustics and lighting for a concert-quality experience and a mercantile, making it one of southeastern Oklahoma’s premier destination experiences.
Dining & Drinks: Reba’s Place includes menu items McEntire grew up with in southeast Oklahoma paired with choices drawn from cities and regions associated with her career and music, including Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans and more.
Menu highlights include Choctaw Beef Steaks and Chops, Slow Smoked Brisket, Nashville Hot Chicken, Memphis Style Bologna Sandwiches, an array of burgers and sandwiches, Banana Pudding Jars and McEntire’s favorite Strawberry Shortcake.
The main floor also showcases a restored antique bar that is more than 100 years old and offers a wide range of beer, wine and spirits crafted into signature cocktails.
Live Entertainment: Reba’s Place will have live music regularly, highlighting entertainers from towns all around southeast Oklahoma. Guests can expect to see live performances during both lunch and dinner.
Mercantile: The mercantile store features merchandise and memorabilia only available at Reba’s Place. Merchandise available at Reba’s Place showcases current and past Reba tour merchandise, Reba Boots by Justin, Reba’s fashion line in partnership with Dillard’s, Montana Silversmiths, Lodge Cookware, candles, boutique body products and housewares.
McEntire provides memorabilia from her archives in Nashville or from her family archives in Oklahoma. In addition, the retail space hosts a large collection of costumes, gold and platinum album certifications, photographs, objects, awards and posters from throughout her career.
Reba’s Place hosts the archive of McEntire’s mother, Jackie McEntire’s library of books. This diverse collection of books is located in “Jac’s Library” on the third floor, adjacent to the mercantile.
Reba’s Place is located at 319 E Court Street, Atoka, OK 74525, and is open daily, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
On Thursday, January 26, McEntire hosted a private grand opening event and was joined by family members, city officials, Choctaw Nation tribal council members and community members.
For more information on Reba’s Place, visit https://www.rebasplace.com/. For b-roll video footage, click here. (password: reba) For interview video footage of Reba McEntire and Chef Kurtess Mortenson: click here.
About Reba McEntire Multi-media entertainment mogul Reba McEntire has become a household name through a successful career that spans across music, television, film, theater and retail. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Hollywood Bowl member has won 16 ACM Awards, 15 American Music Awards, 9 People’s Choice Awards, 6 CMA Awards, 3 GRAMMY® Awards, a GMA Dove Award and was a 2018 Kennedy Center Honors recipient, in addition to multiple philanthropic and leadership honors. Reba has celebrated unprecedented success including 35 career No.1 singles and selling over 58 million albums worldwide. Reba recently earned her 60th Top 10 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart, extending her record for the most Top 10 hits among female artists. Reba’s Top 10 success spans across five straight decades and lands her alongside only George Jones, Willie Nelson and Dolly Parton in the achievement. The Oklahoma native and Golden Globe® nominated actress has 11 movie credits to her name, a lead role on Broadway in Irving Berlin’s Annie Get Your Gun and starred in the six-season television sitcom Reba. Her brand partnerships include Dillard’s, REBA by Justin™ and she was named the first female and musician to portray KFC’s iconic founder Colonel Harland Sanders in their celebrity colonel campaign. Reba McEntire’s The Hammer recently debuted on Lifetime and is streaming now. For more information, visit www.Reba.com or follow @Reba on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
About The Choctaw Nation The Choctaw Nation is the third-largest Indian Nation in the United States with more than 208,000 tribal members and 11,000-plus associates. This ancient people has an oral tradition dating back over 13,000 years. The first tribe over the Trail of Tears, its historic reservation boundaries are in the southeast corner of Oklahoma, covering 10,923 square miles. The Choctaw Nation’s vision, “Living out the Chahta Spirit of faith, family and culture,” is evident as it continues to focus on providing opportunities for growth and prosperity. For more information about the Choctaw Nation, its culture, heritage and traditions, please go to www.choctawnation.com.