The Fresh Palate

109 N. Second Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707

Monday - Friday 9am - 7pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm

Mission Statement

The Fresh Palate provides high quality, healthy, fresh, unique food at competitive prices. Our downtown location and creative, vibrant décor` provide customers with a unique, energetic atmosphere for a positive, unforgettable dining experience. The Fresh Palate` focuses on the health and well being of our customers, staff and our environment. We emphasize friendly, courteous, and prompt service.


About Us

The Fresh Palate is owned and Operated by Stacie Smithem-Peterson and Eric Peterson. We are both Alpena natives. We got married in 2007 had our youngest daughter in 2008 and opened The Fresh Palate in 2009. We are now raising our three daughters in this Beautiful place we call home, Alpena.

The Fresh Palate has encouraged and inspired us to continuously progress in a healthy direction…both for our people and our environment! We strongly support local and organic farmers and are hoping to create more relationships and provide more products. We are working hard every day to provide whole foods for our community. The Fresh Palate accommodates specific needs…vegetarian, vegan, gluten allergies and meat lovers all the same; Gourmet whole foods for all palates.  

We are thankful for all the support that has brought us this far and for all who support us through our continuous adventure!! Live Green and Eat Smart!!