Pete’s Restaurant celebrating 35 years

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 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Pete’s Restaurant in downtown Knoxville is celebrating 35 years.

The restaurant was opened by Pete and Rita Natour on May 21, 1986, has become a staple in the city. However, Pete says he just needed a job.

“It was so weird I was applying for jobs everywhere and people were telling me I’m overqualified and I said I don’t know how that works I said I need a job. The best thing to do is to own your own business.”

Pete says he learned how to work hard from his father and grandfather.

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