Julia Sullivan is the chef and co-owner of Henrietta Red, an oyster bar and seasonal restaurant in Nashville, TN. Her passion for seasonal cooking is evident in her ingredient-driven menus and straightforward style, stemming from her early cooking experiences in Nashville and the Hudson Valley. Julia strives to create memorable dining experiences by balancing interesting flavors and elegant presentation with convivial spirit. She is a graduate of Tulane University and the Culinary Institute of America. Sullivan worked at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Per Se, and Franny’s in New York before returning to her hometown of Nashville to open her first restaurant. Henrietta Red opened in February 2017 and was recently named one of Bon Appetite’s 50 Best New Restaurants in America.