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About Food Artist, Carl Franklin Jones, fruit carving

About Food Artist, Carl Franklin Jones

To call Carl Franklin Jones a Fruit Carver is like calling Benjamin Franklin a kite maker.  Yet, that's exactly what he calls himself.  The Fruit Carver is the name of this website!


Here are a few talents

World Renowned Professional Fruit Carver and Food Artist

Successful Restaurant Business Owner

Well known Catering Consultant and Conference Speaker

Mindfulness Practitioner and teacher.

Gourmet Chef, Master BBQ'r

Organic Gardener and Herbalist

Vermiculturist (Worm Farm Composting)

Former Radio Talk Show Host in Jackson, TN

Professional Singer, performing in concert with more than 50 international rock n roll recording artists.

Avid Tennis Player


Founder of Premier Place Catering, in Jackson, TN.

Popular caterer for weddings, corporate banquets, fundraisers, and celebrations.  Known for exceptional tasting food, great service and amazing food displays.  

Carl was a catering consultant and was involved in the planning and catering of the wedding of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, in 2009, at Trump National in Bedminster, NJ.


Western Sizzlin's of Jackson:  Carl owned and operated two  successful Western Sizzlin Steak Houses and eventually became the Executive Vice President of the Western Sizzlin Corporations, with ownership in the 300 unit franchise.  


Carl is originally from Isle of Hope, Savannah, Georgia, later West Point, GA.  Graduate of Huntingdon College, Montgomery Alabama..  Two Summers as a singer at Noah's Ark and legendary "Two by Two" band, in Panama City Beach, FL.


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Carl travels the United States doing Art Exhibits at Festivals and Galleries.


Bring Carl to your Festival or Event and bring amazement to your attendees!