Jason McConnell

If you have eaten at a restaurant on Main Street then you have probably eaten at one of Jason McConnell’s restaurants.

McConnell operates three well known restaurants on Main Street: Cork and Cow, 55 South, and Red Pony. He also runs McConnell House with a vested interest in Two Ten Jack and Lucky Belly through Seed Hospitality.

Not one for the limelight, McConnell focuses on consistent good food at all three of his restaurants. And to think he majored in Political Science and was pursuing a law career when working at a job on the line at City Grocery in Oxford confirmed his calling to become a chef.

Next stop was the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, one of the most prestigious cooking schools in the nation. Afterward, McConnell  landed a job at F. Scott’s in Nashville. Receiving recognition for his work in the likes of the New York Times. It’s no surprise that now McConnell has been asked to cook for the James Beard Foundation on March 31st, showcasing his southern sophistication.

See the menu below that will be prepared for the dinner. Tickets are available online for a price of $170.

Jason McConnell

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