Tim's Place: Service with a Smile

Tim Harris is the owner of the restaurant “Tim’s Place: Breakfast, Lunch and Hugs”. Tim is the only person in America with Down syndrome to own a restaurant. Starting every day with a dance on his way into work, Tim’s joy is contagious and evident, particularly through the restaurant's speciality: his famous hugs. He always focuses on hugging those around them with the mindset that love is more important than the food he is serving. Despite his disability, he succeeded in following his dreams of being a restaurant entrepreneur, while also managing to be a special Olympics athlete (winning more medals than Michael Phelps). Tim’s joy and accomplishments are inspiring.

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