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Gary Carr has an outstanding background as a professional in the restaurant industry with over 25 years of Food Industry Management experience.  He has owned restaurants and has worked for one of the largest food companies in the world. Gary brings both his passion and his expertise to the classroom, helping you learn Local and Tennessee State laws and achieve a better understanding of the great responsibility that servers, bartender and managers have. He knows what it takes to work the front of the house to the back of the house. The classes are very informal, and Gary strives to make them as enjoyable and informative as possible.


Gary has been a regional manager, restaurant owner, instructor, coach and football player. He has five children, one of whom still lives at home.  His family runs a small ranch in Arlington with all different kinds of animals. Gary and his wife Karma maintain the ranch so they can help people who need a special kind if therapy which some animals can provide. The ranch outreach is for troubled adults and teens.   Gary and Karma are very caring people and who give back to the Memphis community. They are always ready to help if you have a question, or to assist you with solving a problem.  Just give them a call!

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What some students say:  

"The class was very interesting and I learned a lot of things that I did not know."


- Carrie B.

"Gary had a way of keeping my interest and the class was over before I knew it."


- Tammy T.

""I will defintly recomend Gary's class to all my coworkers!"


- Steve M.

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