Jason McConnell

Originally from Rives, TN, a rural area in Northwest  Tennessee, Chef Jason McConnell grew up  in the kitchen.  While traveling with the family horse training business, he had the opportunity to eat his way around the Southeast.   McConnell soon moved to Oxford, MS to attend the University of Mississippi, where he graduated with a Degree in Political Science, headed in the direction of law and politics.  Jason next headed to the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY.   Upon graduation, he moved back to Tennessee and opened Red Pony Restaurant in 2006, Sol Restaurant 2007, 55 South 2010, and McConnell House in 2011.   He is always looking for the next challenge, so who knows what's next!   He can be found having fun with his wife Fran and children Libby and Finn, hunting, or fishing when he is out of the restaurants.


    McConnell House


    Conveniently located downtown Franklin, TN at 108 Bridge Street, The McConnell House is just the place for your next event!

    Brick walls, hardwood floors, long windows, and fireplaces create the perfect background for your event.  McConnell House is a great location to host your social or corporate function.  We look forward to providing you a venue and cuisine that combines southern elegance with a modern edge.

    White Linens, Glassware, Silverware, Basic Bone China, Standard Venue Set-up, Venue Coordinator, Private Parking, Chairs & Tables are all included in rental of McConnell House for your event.  Catering for all events is provided by Red Pony Catering.  Daytime rentals are available Sunday-Friday starting at $1000.  Evening rental fees start at $2000 Monday-Thursday, $2750 Friday & Sunday, and $4500 Saturday.


    "Such a Beautiful Space, Amazing Venue & Perfect Location!"