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Welcome to FRESSERS Courtyard Cafe and Catering and the home of the Hitchin Kitchen!

This is our 23nd season in Highlands and we are honored to share it with you!

Please visit the cafe at 470 Oak Street!

Fressers and Chef  Debbie are just a phone call away. 828-526-8847

Serving HIGHLANDS Since 1999

Named in the spirit of owner Debbie Grossman's grandparents, Fresser is a Yiddish word for big eater or one 

who eats copiously and without restraint.

Debbie's grandparents spoke Yiddish when they didn't want the kids to understand what they were saying.  Fresser was one of "those" Yiddish words and, as a tip of her hat to her beloved grandparents,  has been part of her business name from the beginning. 

"The Village Green has been pleased to have Fressers Courtyard Cafe and Catering serve their delicious food for our numerous large community events in Cashiers like the concert series Groovin On the Green and the annual Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival. Fressers Courtyard Cafe is also a preferred caterer for private events at The Village Green. The menus are varied and appeal to all appetites with everything from spicy gazpacho to yummy chicken salad to made-to-order burgers and fries. They are also creative with breakfast, lunch and dinner fare - always offering a good variety.  The food is fresh and delicious and the serving team attentive and cheerful to their customers.  The Fressers Courtyard Cafe team always demonstrates professionalism and is such a pleasure work with.  I look forward to continuing to work with Fressers in the future!"

Ann Self, Executive Director, The Village Green - Cashiers, NC

Having an event in the

Highlands/Cashiers area?

 We can help!

Our team of professionals will do all they

can to make your event a seamless, tasty event.

Whether you need an on-site full service grill for 200 or 

an office lunch for 10, we are happy to put together 

just the right menu for you.

Take a look at our three options below and contact us today 

about catering your way!

Seasonal courtyard dining and 

take-out in downtown Highlands


We can grill burgers, chicken, steak or fish and add fries and a salad - all made fresh for your guests with our mobile kitchen and grill.  The possibilities are endless!


Catering for 10 or 200


© 2022 Fressers Courtyard Cafe

470 Oak Street

Highlands, NC 28741


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