Part of Ford Fry Restaurants
Ford Fry Restaurants (FFR) is a team of Atlanta-based chefs and restaurants helmed by Restaurateur Ford Fry. In January 2007, Fry put down roots in Atlanta with the opening of his first restaurant, JCT. Kitchen & Bar. In less than a decade, the company opened 10 more restaurants in Atlanta and one in Fry’s hometown of Houston. The food and environments Fry’s team creates continue to garner FFR significant accolades, including multiple James Beard nominations, FOOD & WINE magazine features, anEsquire magazine award for Best Restaurant in America, and inclusion on similar “best of” lists in Bon Appetit, Southern Living, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and more. Fry’s portfolio of restaurants includes JCT. Kitchen & Bar, no. 246, The Optimist, King + Duke, St. Cecilia, The El Felix, Superica, Marcel, State of Grace (FFR’s Houston property) and BeetleCat.