After beginning his search for a career as a chef with his enrollment many years ago at the Johnson and Wales culinary school in Charleston, SC (before it moved to Charlotte...
Made Here | What the Fries?!
What the Fries is a food truck that serves the Charlotte area. Co-owners Jamie Barnes and Gregory Williams started the food truck 5 years ago, after entering a food truck show on Food Network. Both Barnes and Williams have chef backgrounds and decided it was the perfect opportunity to create something different: gourmet fries. Barnes explains, "Most people see loaded-fries and think chili-cheese fries, or something like that. But we've done all types - we've done fried shark fries before. We've done all types of different things. Just being able to play around with the food, people know that they can expect something from us that they don't get everywhere."
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