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Customers have been coming back to Mayflower Café for generations

It is only fitting that the Mayflower Café is particularly well known for its “comeback sauce.” That is because the café regarded as one of Jackson’s favorite seafood restaurant has been attracting back diners now for generations. “Many generations of hometown people have come through here,” said Mayflower Café owner Jerry Kountouris. “Parent brought their kids, who grew up and ...

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Amelot-Holmes, Conn opening new Anjou Restaurant

RIDGELAND — French native and longtime Jacksonian Anne Amelot-Holmes and David Conn, owner of Amerigo, Char and Sombra, are opening Anjou Restaurant, coming to The Township at Colony Park. Anjou will offer a casual yet classic bistro dining experience featuring foods of France. “I’ve been in the restaurant business since I was born,” Amelot-Holmes said. Her father, Christian Amelot, a ...

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Freeman, Luckett hold closing party for Madidi Restaurant

CLARKSDALE — Actor Morgan Freeman and business partner-lawyer Bill Luckett have ended their 10-year run as owners of Clarksdale’s Madidi Restaurant, an upscale establishment in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. In a statement on his Facebook page, Luckett, who also owns a blues club with Freeman, says: “Madidi Restaurant 2001-2012. Madidi was one of Mississippi’s premier dining establishments owned ...

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Isle workers certified

Isle Casino Hotel Biloxi food and beverage team members recently attended a Supervisory Skills Certification Program presented by Continuing Education Productions Inc. This 10-week course, Master Critical Supervisory Skills, helps equip supervisors with the critical management skills and daily operating principals required in today’s demanding business. Attendees included Atara East, F&B lead; John McDonnell, F&B lead/trainer; Karla Petty, F&B manager; ...

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