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Hot and Hot Fish Club
Born in 1963, Don McGill was raised in Birmingham, Alabama, and New Orleans, Louisiana. McGill grew up in the restaurant industry. His father was a restaurant manager before moving to New Orleans to work in the hotel industry there. McGill worked alongside his father at the Maison Dupuy and Hotel Monteleone when he was in high school.
After a brief stint in Delgado culinary school in New Orleans, McGill decided that he preferred the human interaction of the dining room. He started his career as a server at the Court of Two Sisters in 1980. In 1986, he moved back to Birmingham and worked at the Redmont Hotel. After a stint training servers for Bravo Development Industries, McGill became a waiter at Hot and Hot Fish Club in 2004.