For January 2021, the Spotlight is on Kristy Hoffa. Kristy, her husband Robert, godchildren Madison and Mason and their three dogs and two cats have resided in South Heidelberg Township since 2016. Kristy has always had a love for cooking going back to her childhood and in 2010 became the proud owner of Big Bertha's Grill located at 499 Mountain Home Road.
On Our South Heidelberg Community
"We feel so fortunate to reside in a location with such interesting history all the way from the Lenape Indians to the stories of the healing waters at the South Mountain Resorts. I love that we live in an area where neighbors still wave to each other while walking or driving by. It’s been heartwarming that if my husband and I work late during a snow storm we have come home to a driveway plowed by a neighbor."
On Her Love of Cooking
"I’ve always enjoyed cooking and decorating since an early age. Most kids watched cartoons, while I always preferred Julia Child, The Frugal Gourmet, and Graham Kerr while redecorating my Barbie house for the tenth time! I was raised by strong women that always showed their family love by cooking for them and providing a cozy and welcoming home."
On Owning Big Bertha's Grill
"This August will be my eleventh year of ownership. I'm proud to own a restaurant in a community where kids still feel safe to walk over after school for cheese fries and ice cream. Our community and surrounding areas have embraced and supported us throughout this pandemic and I will forever be grateful."
Kristy made the leap of faith in purchasing Big Berth's Grill and truly enjoys providing a fun and safe place for kids and families to enjoy some tasty food and ice cream. Don't forget to support our local businesses including visiting Kristy at Big Bertha's Grill. For her appreciation for the community and her great work in making Big Berth's a fun place for families of our area we are very proud to have the Spotlight on Kristy for January!