Mon, 10 October 2022
Robert St. John grew up in Jackson, Mississippi. At age 19, Robert entered the restaurant industry at a delicatessen where he became the manager. During his very first shift at that job, he decided that he wanted to make restaurants his career. After struggling with substance abuse in his early adulthood, Robert got completely clean in 1983 and went to school to study the industry and in 1987 he opened his first restaurant, The Purple Parrot, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He opened that restaurant with 2 other partners, and he believes partnerships are the right way to go toward success in this industry, still to this day. His restaurant group, New South Restaurant Group, now has 10 unique concepts throughout Mississippi. New South Restaurant group includes: Crescent City Grill, Tabella, The Midtowner, Ed's Burger Joint, The Mahogany Bar, El Rayo, Highball Lanes, The Capri Theater, The Pearl, and Lakewood Social. You can check them all out right here.
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