Located in MidCity Los Angeles Barbara Jean is a purveyor of elevated American Soul Food from Chef Jason Fullilove.
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Barbara Jean Restaurant is a celebration of American Soul Food. A cuisine that is imbued with the many cultures that make up this vast and diverse country. With a focus on the roots of African American cooking, it's nutritional foundation and original applications: meats | offal | ancient grains | vegetables | fermentation | with a modern flair a presentation.
Executive Chef Jason Fullilove (originally from Cleveland Ohio) spent parts of his childhood in Southern Africa. Chef Fullilove has been featured on The Food Network, Esquires Network and CBS. He’s also been featured in Angeleno Magazine, 805 magazine, LA Magazine, LA Times Chef of the Moment, Malibu Surfside. He has several chef tutorials on saltedTV.com
He’s been a regular fan favorite at Los Angeles Pop-Ups. He partnered with the national Pop-up group Dinner Lab in Los Angeles & San Diego to create several sold out events. He also helmed a pop-up dinner series called RED at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) that garnered national attention. At RED he created tasting menus and course meals directly inspired by current art exhibits, live readings and the films of Stanley Kubrik & Danny Boyle.