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The Pacesetter Award by the SBDC

We. are so honored to receive the Kentucky Pacesetter Award! It recognizes high performing traditional and start-up small businesses that are producing innovative products, increasing sales, creating jobs and serving communities of the Commonwealth.

Interview with the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship

Check out our interview with the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics website. Thanks to the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship Series "Beyond the Pandemic". We are the featured business owners on Episode 5 of the video series. Watch...

What exactly is J. Render’s?

What exactly is J. Render’s?

Is it a bar? Is it a casual restaurant?  Is it a Southern restaurant? Is it upscale dining? Is it a live music venue? Is it a BBQ Joint?  The answer is YES to all.   J. Render's BBQ concept started on a summer day back in 2011 while Ren and I were sitting on our...

Soup Beans – Gwyn’s Way

We have never had soup beans at #JRenders but that's about to change. All next week, make plans to stop by and try a bowl and ask for it Gwyn's Way. Check out the video on Facebook to see what that's all about.  Check out our menu for more seasonal updates....

J. Render’s Tutorial: How to Smoke a Pork Butt!

J. Render’s Tutorial: How to Smoke a Pork Butt!

Ren & Gwyn Everly here to show you how to smoke a pork butt at home! Follow along and use our J. Render's Signature Rub or visit us at 3139 Beaumont Centre Circle in Lexington! To see the rest of our restaurant menu, click here

What does “Local” actually mean?

What does “Local” actually mean?

Have you noticed that you often see the word “Local” being used in a lot of social media and print advertising? And while we are certainly a “local” business, I haven’t routinely used that word when talking about what we do and who we do it with. But I have come to...

J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar coming to Beaumont!

J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar coming to Beaumont!

We are so excited to see the demolition begin on Monday for J. Render's Southern Table & Bar! Our first brick & mortar will be at 3191 Beaumont Centre Circle with an anticipated opening date of early April, 2016. Not only will all you be able to enjoy the...