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Josh McGee and Y’all Sauce

Last Updated on August 14, 2019
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Josh McGee hails from the small community of Rocky Hill in Knoxville, TN. His culinary education began just 4 blocks down the street from his family home in his Granny Myra’s kitchen. It was here that Josh learned the art of good food, working alongside his Granny learning family recipes, chocolate pies, pecan brittle and chicken and biscuits. He saw first-hand the joy that her food brought to all who tasted.

Josh went on to study history at UT-Knoxville while working in local restaurants. While in the restaurant industry he became fascinated with the fast-paced environment, the clientele, and more importantly…the food! After graduation, he relocated to Charleston, SC where he continued to hone his skills as a chef as well as learn the proper way to make grits! Josh has crafted food in kitchens across the South and continues to combine his love of history with his passion for food. He is currently the chief sauce maker and co-owner of Y’allSauce Company based in Winston Salem, NC where he lives with his wife Emily and their three children.

Josh is passionate about Southern cuisine and its unique ability to cross all lines and bring people together and can’t wait to share his knowledge of Southern fare.

“We believe that food has the power to bring people together. To unite us. We believe the South is meant to be shared. It is rich in history and flavor.”

Lessons learned…

  • The creation of his three signature sauces was no easy task.
  • Like all food entrepreneurs, your journey will have ups and downs.
  • Josh recommends that in the food business you must keep an open mind.
  • Passion is a must-have if you’re going to do what you love.

Drop by the Y’all Sauce website and learn about these three distinct sauces.

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