Name of Business: For Pete#8217;s Sake

Published 12:00 am Friday, December 14, 2007

Address: 23201 Main St. Courtland

Phone number: 653-9031

Operating Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Nature of Business: Restaurant

Principle owner/manager and title: Peter Pearson

Year Founded: 1998

Number of employees: 21

How’s business: Fair, but improving

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We offer the best Southern-style home cooking that reminds you of your grandmother’s cooking

Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: Lace cornbread, breaded pork tenderloin, garlic dressing

Advice to young entrepreneurs: Have a passion for the job you choose or you won’t succeed

Your first job: Lifeguard at YMCA

Your role model (in business or in life generally): My father. I probably have his work ethic.

The key to a successful business is: Having a hands-on approach to all aspects of your business