As the new Southeast bureau editor for Nation’s Restaurant News, I know have big shoes to fill. Everything I have read about the late Jack Hayes indicates that he exhibited immense depth as a human being and was highly regarded by all who knew him. He excelled at his job, yet he still made time to help others and enjoy artistic pursuits and an otherwise enriched life. Inspired by his legacy, I hope I can do him justice.
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