MJ Hospitality | MJ Pizzeria
Chef James is an award-winning chef who holds a degree from New England Culinary Institute and trained in Nantucket (American Seasons), New York City (Park Avenue and Tribeca Grill), Santa Fe (The Coyote Café), Paris, France (Guy Savoy), and London, England (The River Café). His “Ozark Plateau Cuisine™,” has been lauded from the New York Times to Bon Appetit Magazine.
Chef James was named as one of the “Rising Star Chefs of the 21st Century” by the James Beard Foundation. He is the author of two cookbooks Cuisine of the Creative (James Beard
Nomination for Best Cookbook of the Year) and A Tuscan Seduction.
Chef James is the Executive Chef and Owner of MJ Hospitality, LLC as well as MJ Pizzeria in Springdale, Arkansas, featuring Wood-Fired Pizzas, Homemade Pastas, and a Craft Bar.
He lives with his wife Courtney and daughter Paris in Fayetteville, Arkansas and Miami, Florida.