Building on his culinary empire, Chef James Reaux recently expanded his influence by opening J.R. Chophouse in Franklin, NC,
during the spring of 2023. This culinary gem is situated on Main Street, at the heart of historic Franklin, offering a combination
of casual elegance both indoors and outdoors. Chef Reaux's expertise, honed over 40 years of world-renowned experience,
is showcased through the use of premium-grade ingredients, with a strong emphasis on the freshest meats, seafood, and produce available.
Patrons can indulge in a delectable array of house-made desserts, choose from an extensive wine list, savor craft cocktails,
and even enjoy locally brewed beer from the esteemed "Granite Bar."
What sets J.R. Chophouse apart is its impressive signature bar, which stands as one of Western North Carolina's longest. Additionally,
the restaurant caters to special gatherings with a private dining room and offers an intimate Chef's Dining Table,
reserved for the most exceptional occasions. Open daily for lunch and dinner, J.R. Chophouse is an ideal spot
for a casual meal after a day of shopping on Main Street or exploring the captivating sights of the area.
The dinner options at J.R. Chophouse are a true delight, featuring hand-cut steaks, prime rib roasted daily,
locally sourced trout, and an enticing selection of signature entrees, salads, appetizers, and sandwiches.