The Happy Cook, an independent gourmet housewares store based in Charlottesville, VA, is marking its 42nd year in business.
The store, which is owned by husband and wife duo Monique Moshier and Steve Belcher, recently hosted a week-long sale and giveaways to celebrate the business milestone. Customers participated in-store, online as well as via phone.
The Happy Cook has been a family-run business since 1978. It was originally run and managed by the Van Clief family, and has been run by Belcher and Moshier since 2005. Besides an array of housewares, including cookware, cutlery, tools, gadgets and textiles, the store also offers its patrons registry and wish list services, as well as a variety of cooking classes.
The Happy Cook was named a 2020 GOURMET INSIDER® All-Star.