Get To Know O&S: Jason Thompson

Jason Thompson

Full Name: Jason Vernon Thompson

Nickname: Two-Beer Thompson (Hell, I'm a cheap date.)

Hometown: Butler, Alabama

Years lived in Nashville?
Nashville for 3 years; Middle TN since 1998

When did you join the O&S Family?
I joined Olive and Sinclair January 2012.

What brought you to O&S?
Scott and I have known each other for 18 years.  We met at MTSU. I was working on a Masters in Sociology of Religion at the time. However, the magnetic pull of Restaurant Kitchen work was too much to resist. When Scott contacted me in 2011 to offer me a job, I tried to dissuade him. As we know that is very difficult and here I am.

What do you do at O&S?
I manage the staff, production, give tours, push paper, and whatever else is asked of me.

What do you like best about working at O&S? 
Scott has said, on more than one occasion, that we work with him not for him. What I prefer best about working here is the overall sense of family that pervades our small staff. This sense of camaraderie has created a great non-corporate culture.

What is your favorite O&S treat and why?
When it comes to my favorite treats, I enjoy our Mexican Cinnamon Chili Bar, Salt and Vinegar Caramels, 75% dark chocolate bar, Smoked Nib Brittle. Who the hell am I kidding, I eat all of it.