Ford Fry
Photo: Johnny Autry
Photo: Johnny Autry

Timeline: A look at how Ford Fry built a restaurant empire

Over the past decade, Ford Fry has built a restaurant empire that’s come to help define the current dining scene in Atlanta and beyond. With more than 15 eateries in Atlanta, Texas and North Carolina, plus more to come this year, Fry has made his mark with menus focused on seafood, Tex-Mex and Italian cuisines. Click through the timeline below to see how Fry has expanded his Rocket Farms Restaurants group since opening JCT Kitchen in 2007. 


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