WCTV | Tallahassee, Thomasville, Valdosta | News, Weather, Sports

Tallahassee Mayor Featured in National Magazine

You know John Marks is Tallahassee’s new mayor.

But did you also know he's a gourmet cook?

A national magazine has a tasty look at Tallahassee’s first family.

Flipping through the pages of Bon Appetit, Jane Marks is seeing photographs shot last summer. An article about springtime entertaining at the marks' home was a done deal long before john marks ran for mayor.

“Who knew? At time he wasn't even thinking about running for office, so it's fortuitous it all came about at same time. Nice thing it talks about Florida and Tallahassee first thing in the article so it's a win-win,” Jamie Marks comments.

Inside Bon Appetit's April issue, the focus is a garden party at the marks' home off MaClay Road, shot in the heat of last summer.

“We knew far in advance would be in April issue. Photo shoot in August, believe it or not, in our backyard. They made it look spring like,” Mayor John Marks says.

His home was the setting for the article but ironically; it's no longer the mayor's official residence. In order to run for mayor, he had to move inside the Tallahassee City limits.

The new mayor is still getting used to city hall, but he's quite at home in the kitchen.

It's a look at Tallahassee’s first family, and a showcase of the capital city's good taste.

That issue of Bon Appetit hits newsstands Tuesday. As for Marks' bobbin brook home. He's hopeful he'll be able to make it his

It's a look at Tallahassee’s first family, and a showcase of the capital city's good taste.


WCTV 1801 Halstead Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32309
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 249811 - wctv.tv/a?a=249811