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Southern Fried Hits DHS!

Southern Fried Brings Soul Food to DHS!
” I want to bring other food trucks with different concepts so that we can have options and people can come out have good food and good conversation…”- Jamie Townsend
Southern Fried is a new and welcomed addition to our Desert Hot Springs family of small businesses. One thing about our city that stands out: opportunity. Owner Jamie Griffin (and her husband Kenny) are DHS residents and have shown a passion to provide our city with a true soul food experience! Here in Desert Hot Springs we celebrate our diverse community, and we now celebrate a diverse addition to our many choices of great family owned food establishments.
A small sample of the Southern Fried food offerings!
Crispy, flavorful Southern Fried Catfish that literally melts in your mouth!!!
Who doesn’t love chicken wings? Southern Fried not only provides great tasting wings, but variety as well!!!
Southern Fried has been in operation for 6 months, and originally opened at the Cabazon Fashion Outlets. Although they have been in operation for only 6 months, she is not a novice. Jamie has over 20 year of service in the food and customer service industry, and expresses a strong desire to provide a place of comfort that will appease your taste buds.
April 5, 2019
“Bringing Southern Fried to Desert Hot Springs will allow us to advance into a new chapter of allowing food trucks into our city. I want to bring other food trucks with different concepts so that we can have options where people can come out have good food and good conversation.” Quite an ambitious vision, but definitely admirable. Diversity, variety, and of course… food. What can I say, I am an avid fan of great tasting food! Besides, you don’t get to be my size without hardwork and dedication!!!
Southern Fried….WELCOME HOME!!!
Meet Dr. Kephyan Sheppard. He is a DHS/Palm Springs native. After graduating from Palm Springs High in 1996, track and field afforded him several collegiate and professional opportunities that saw him travel around the country as an athletic competitor. In 2004, after marrying his bride Tricina, he relocated his family back to the Desert Hot Springs. In that time he has served our city in multiple capacities as a an educator, member of clergy , a mentor to our youth, and beyond. He serves as the Community Champion for Advancing DHS and believes that his passion for the city is shared by many.His role is to spread positive news concerning Desert Hot Springs in an effort to enlighten some and enable others to see what many fail to realize… that DHS is simply amazing!
Our mission is to enhance the impression and image of Desert Hot Springs by highlighting the many wonderful things about our city in order to help others to realize what a gem this community is, with the goal of creating more positive perceptions of DHS throughout the Coachella Valley. I have been a part of this community nearly my entire life and I count it an honor to serve as your Community Champion.
I want to hear from you! Send feedback and suggestions, let me know what’s going on in your community, let’s have coffee! You can also become a financial supporter. This endeavor is fueled by generous donations from those who desire to help us present our beautiful city in a positive light! Just head over to www.advacingdhs.com !
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