Amelia Gene’s keeps restaurant-industry ‘family meal’ tradition alive

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 07, 2024 4:00 AM CT | Published: July 07, 2024 4:00 AM CT

Every day Amelia Gene’s is open, Executive Chef Nate Henssler, Executive Sous Chef Jonathan Lazo and a small handful of line cooks arrive an hour earlier than the rest of the team.

And they do so to cook a meal for their coworkers.

Anyone who has ever worked in a well-run restaurant will tell you the team feels like a family.


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Jennifer Chandler

Jennifer Chandler

Jennifer Chandler has been a restaurateur, a cookbook author, a food stylist, a writer and a TV and radio personality.


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