Richard grenamyer | food & beverage director
Richard was born and raised on Long Island, New York. His family owned and operated a restaurant The Kismet Inn on Fire Island, New York. Richard learned all aspects of the restaurant business from his father from washing dishes to becoming the general manager. His passion was cooking and by the time he was 15 he was running the kitchen. After 18 years he left the family business to venture out on his own. He has owned and operated 14 restaurants in his career. Tryon, North Carolina. Jacksonville, Florida. Seaside, Florida. Memphis, Tennessee. His club experience came from running Officer’s clubs for the Navy, a City Club in Tallahassee, Florida, and most recently at Foxland Harbor here in Gallatin.
Richard is married to Evalee and resides in Gallatin. He moved to this area to be close to his daughter, son-in-law, and his three beautiful granddaughters.
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BRYAN WILLETT | FAIRVUE EXECUTIVE CHEF
Bryan was raised in a small farming town in
Reisterstown, Maryland. It is here, where he started working in the
restaurant industry as a bus boy and then worked his way back into the kitchen.
Bryan moved to Providence, RI to attend Johnson & Wales University,
where he received a degree in both culinary arts and food service management.
Bryan cooked in New England for the last 10 years as sous chef and recently
moved to Gallatin, TN to be closer to family, with his wife Ciara.
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SHAWN CONKLIN | FOXLAND EXECUTIVE CHEF
Chef Shawn Conklin was introduced to the Culinary Arts at the age of 17 in his small hometown of Hudson, New York. He started his career in the restaurant business as a busser working his way up, where he eventually learned the fundamentals of cooking under 4 star chefs. After moving to Tennessee and graduating with honors from the Art Institute of Nashville, he ventured out on his own as a personal chef for some of the biggest names in country music, including Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Tanya Tucker, The Oak Ridge Boys, Miranda Lambert and Priscilla Presley to name a few. He now hangs his chef hat close to home, here at Tennessee Grasslands, where he brings his unique style of elevating classic comfort food to introducing new and exciting modern Molecular Gastronomy dishes that will entice all your senses.