The City With Soul

Featuring over
20 local & regional chefs, beverages + live music


Mississippi Museum of Art

6pm to 10pm

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Get Your Tickets

Secure Your Culinary Pass

The countdown to the JXN Food & Wine Festival has begun, and your seat at this culinary extravaganza is just a few clicks away. This is your opportunity to be a part of Jackson's premier gastronomic event.



  • Tastings from over 20 local and regional chefs
  • Samplings of wine, beer, spirits, and nonalcoholic offerings
  • Demo stage with Top Chefs
  • Live music


  • Early Entrance
  • Exclusive VIP Area with food samples and complimentary bar
  • Celebrity Chef Meet and Greet
  • Dedicated restrooms

From down-home soul food to fine dining, JXN, Mississippi’s Capital City, offers a multitude of opportunities to discover a bite of Southern culture presented in vibrant restaurants springing up all across the city. JXN Food & Wine represents the city’s diverse chef talent and the region’s top culinary and beverage artists.

A portion of the proceeds helps fund the Mississippi Restaurant Association Education Foundation.  This fund provides scholarships to students seeking a post-secondary degree in restaurant management or culinary arts.

JXN Food & Wine is investing in the restaurant industry’s future workforce!


Savor the Flavor

Meet the Culinary Maestros

Get ready to embark on a delectable journey. Through the world of culinary artistry. Our talented chefs are at the heart of the JXN Food and Wine Festival, bringing a diverse array of flavors to your plate. From celebrity chefs to local legends, their passion for food is a testament to the soul of Jackson, Mississippi.

Explore our featured talent, and let your taste buds be your guide.

Cat Cora: Live Chef Demonstrations at Jackson Food and Wine Festival
Cat Cora

Cat Cora's Kitchen

Jackson, Mississippi

Nick Wallace: Live Chef Demonstrations at Jackson Food and Wine Festival
Nick Wallace

Nissan Cafe

Jackson, Mississippi

Buddah Lo: Live Chef Demonstrations at Jackson Food and Wine Festival
Buddha Lo

Marky's Caviar, Huso

New York City, New York

Asheigh Shanti: Live Chef Demonstrations at Jackson Food and Wine Festival
Ashleigh Shanti

Good Hot Fish

Asheville, North Carolina

Damarr Brown: Live Chef Demonstrations at Jackson Food and Wine Festival
Damarr Brown

Virtue Restaurant

Chicago, Illinois

The Westin Jackson Hotel
Special Rate!

The Westin Jackson

Available March 1 through March 3, 2024. Don’t wait too long– the last day to book with this discounted rate is January 5, 2024.

After the early bird ends, we can still include Special Rate with Host Hotel $199 per night, must book by February 14, 2024.

$179USD Per Night

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