Pigeon Forge is getting a new restaurant! Paula Deen has plans to open Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen in Pigeon Forge, TN. It will open in late summer of 2014.The restaurant will be located at The Island in Pigeon Forge and will be a 20,000 sq. feet restaurant and retail space.The Island in Pigeon Forge is a new retail and entertainment center that just recently opened featuring restaurants, shopping, attractions, and a 200 foot tall Ferris Wheel called The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel. If you know Paula Deen you know the food will be delicious!