As you enter The Cottage, the foyer welcomes you with the Yahnis Hospitality Suite to the left and the grand corridor running the length of the facility.
The grand corridor runs the length of The Cottage and is possible by private donations from faculty, staff, and friends in dedicated to the founding members of the FMU faculty, made the community. On either side of the foyer’s entrance are the Yahnis Hospitality Suite and the Powell Library.
The Yahnis Hospitality Suite, donated by Pee Dee businessman Christopher J. Yahnis in honor of his family, is open to members of the FMU community and their guests Monday through Friday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The suite offers cocktails and grilled menu items for purchase. The bar is also available for special events outside these hours.
Lunch is served weekdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. unless precluded by special events. Occasionally, evening dinners may be offered on a reservations-only basis. All food and beverage items will be provided by Sodexho Campus Services.
The Yahnis Hospitality Suite opens into the Powell Library to combine for a casually elegant setting for cocktails and refreshments. The suite features the black and white photography of FMU graduate Walter Sallenger who is the grandson of Amelia Wallace. The focal point of the bar area is a grandfather clock donated by the sisters of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.