Meet Jimmy Kennedy, a Renaissance Man in the Kitchen!
He’s a self-taught professional cook, a restaurateur, a champion bass fisherman and avid hunter who lives in the woods of Northern Vermont with his wife, two daughters and coonhound Vidalia.
Jimmy was born and raised in rural Northeast Mississippi, where he learned to hunt, fish and cook at a very young age. He has worked in Washington D.C. as a Congressional legislative assistant and as a Presidential Appointment to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. After a stint in the New York City restaurant world, he moved to Vermont and opened his own restaurant in 1991, which he owned and operated for 20 years.
He’s the author of a cookbook, The River Run Cookbook: Southern Comfort from Vermont and the recipient of several culinary awards. For the past five years, Jimmy has proudly represented Cabot Creamery Cooperative as a spokesperson and celebrity chef, appearing on dozens of TV news programs across the country. He even prepared dinner for rock stars Daryl Hall and Gavin DeGraw on the nationally syndicated hit series Live from Daryl’s House. Jimmy volunteers his time with kids as a Let’s Go Fishing Instructor for the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Service. To follow Jimmy in his travels, click here.
Whatever your need may be, call on Jimmy Kennedy!
To schedule an interview with Jimmy please contact Cabot's Marketing Director, Jen Neary via email or at 800-545-8997.