The Putnam Room

Authentic Taste In Every Dish

The Putnam Room offers a unique dining experience each Monday – Friday from 11 - 4 for lunch and 4 - 9 for dinner as well as a great happy hour from 3 - 5.  Saturday evening dining is from 4 - 10 pm. The restaurant serves as a rental venue for events on some Sundays and Saturday morning / afternoons. On/off-site catering provided by owner and award winning Chef Chad Combs.

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World Food Competition winner and renowned chef, Chad Combs, has been in the culinary field for over 25 years. His experience ranges from bar and grille to fine dining where he has worked in approximately 20 different establishments in Nashville, TN, Jacksonville, FL, Cookeville, TN and Smithville, TN,.

Chef Chad operates food service establishments as well as private, in-home chef services and catering. Chef Chad facilitates the need for a personal chef. From birthday parties to company dinners to any special occasion needing the culinary expertise and experience to ensure a successful event. Chef Chad brings exquisite, creative and reasonably priced dishes compared to other caterers. 'I realize the 'accepted standard' in catering provides a service that more than satisfies the needs and expectations for a successful event. I like to think the service we provide well suites a niche of a higher standard. We focus on personal attention and customization of menu and service to ensure our client has a extraordinary experience.


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Reservations are not necessary, but they are welcome!

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Good food is an essential part of any event - let us do the catering and make it one to remember.


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319 East Spring Street
Cookeville, TN


Lunch Monday thru Friday. 11-3 pm
Dinner Monday thru Friday 4-9 pm
Dinner Saturday 4-10pm
Happy Hour Monday thru Friday 3-5 pm