I’m Shelby Cook, hello! Let me first extend to you the warmest welcome to Staurolite Barn
where I am the venue manager. I will be your point of contact for all of your event dreams to
I am a local girl here in Fannin County and my family roots go back generations. Upon
graduating from Young Harris college I was fortunate enough to make Fannin county my
permanent home and reside on my grandfather’s old farm where I am slowly refurbishing and
bringing it back to its original glory. My interests and hobbies include my family, farming, and any
outdoor activity I can take my trusty English Cream Retriever, Goose , with me on. Some days
he can even be found with me around the office or at the ranch.
My passion is hospitality and my skills are meticulous organization, and clear communication
with my clients. I’m also told I’m pretty good at turning the “impossible” into reality for my
I truly have the best job on the planet!
Thank you for taking the time to get to know a little about me and know that I would genuinely
be delighted to help you along the way should you choose to book with us here at The Staurolite
Barn at The Burkhalter Ranch for your next event.
Best wishes and warmest regards,