John Currence has an impressive list of accomplishments to show in the form of restaurants and catering groups in Oxford, Mississippi. He puts a twist on southern fare, drawing most of his inspiration from his hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana.

As owner and chef of City Grocery Restaurant Group, he tends to:

  • City Grocery
  • Bouré
  • Big Bad Breakfast
  • Snackbar
  • Lamar Lounge
  • The Main Event Catering

The six eateries above are known as “The Dine-asty.”

John Currence is a James Beard Foundation award winner and has participated on Top Chef Masters. Savannah Food and Wine Festival is lucky to have John Currence this year as a part of their Celebrity Chef Tour.



Savannah Food and Wine Festival brings together some of the best culinary happenings in the south for one spectacular week in Savannah, GA, this November 7-13.