The RailYard
209 2nd Ave SE Decatur, AL 35601
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About our Farm To Fork Restaurant in Historic Downtown Decatur, AL

The RailYard - Local restaurant in Downtown Decatur, AL

Chef - Bill Harden

Chef Bill Harden has been cooking all over the Tennessee Valley for over 20 years, now making his home in Decatur. His cooking style is best described as Globally Influenced Southern Seasonal Cuisine, focusing on local farms and produce. His experience ranges from the finest dining (Pauli's Bar and Grill, Simp McGhee's. 801 Franklin) to the casual scene (Santa Fe Grill, Commerce Kitchen, Below the Radar). As one of the pioneers of the local Farm to Fork movement, Chef Bill strives to serve the freshest and finest that North Alabama has to offer. He makes his return to Historic Downtown Decatur, the location where he started his career at BJ's Deli. He is excited to make The RailYard his new home and make it Decatur's newest dining destination.

Owner - Tyler Jones

With no restaurant experience to mention, Tyler brings his knowledge of the History of Decatur back to the heart of the Historic Downtown area. After a moving back to Decatur in 2009, he started rekindling his love for the city in which his family spent many years working with the city and merchants to help with the economic growth of Downtown Decatur. His first real job (1997-1998) was working for "Main Street Decatur," trying to sell advertisements in a local magazine dedicated to the Downtown Area. His sole purpose of opening The RailYard is as much for the community as it is for he and his family. With all the proper tools at his disposal, and Chef Bill ready to make a push at the ... Read more