"Brinner" with John Currence
John Currence, Chef and Owner of City Restaurant Group of Oxford, MS will join us for a discussion and "Brinner" on October 19th in celebration of his second book, Big Bad Breakfast. A family style "Brinner" (breakfast + dinner) based on his book will follow the discussion. Big Bad Breakfast will be available for purchase and signing.
Currence was recipient of both Restaurateur Of The Year and Chef Of The Year awards from the Mississippi Restaurant Association in 1998. In 2006, he received the Southern Foodways Alliance Guardian of Tradition Award and won the 2008 Great American Seafood Cookoff in New Orleans. In 2009, he was awarded the James Beard Foundation award for Best Chef South and was a winner of Charleston Food and Wine Festivals Iron Chef Challenge.
He is a contributing editor for Garden and Gun magazine and an avid outdoorsman who enjoys bird hunting of all varieties, fishing and golf. John is active in the community, having served as chairman and president of the Mississippi Restaurant Association and president of the Yoknapatapha Arts Council. He is active with St. Jude Childrens Hospital, Memphis Ballet, Lafayette County Animal Shelter and is a sitting member of the SFA Board of Directors, for which he has served as culinary director from its inception in 1996.
Rhubarb and The Rhu (View)
7 SW Pack SQ
Asheville, NC 28801
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