Joey + Rory enter celebrity dining biz
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
– Joey + Rory are getting into the celebrity dining business. Well, for one night, anyway. The duo are participating in the Celebrity Chef series with Nashville's 1808 Grille restaurant Wednesday night.
The restaurant's Executive Chef Charles Phillips will give each celebrity participating in the cooking series free reign to come up with a three-course menu of their choosing while Phillips helps prepare and present each meal.
Joey + Rory first burst onto the scene via CMT's "Can You Duet" and since have released two singles from their debut effort, "The Life of a Song."
Joey is not a stranger to food. She, along with her sister, Marcy, own Marcy Jo's Mealhouse, a meat-and-three vegetables restaurant located south of Nashville in Pottsville, Tenn.
When not on the road, Joey can be found baking breads and waiting tables at the restaurant.
Hors d'oeuvres will be at 6:30 p.m. with the duo performing a few songs around 7 p.m.
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