Exhibit(10)(g) Amended and restated secured promissory note dated November 21, 1997 from the J.
Alexander's Corporation Employee Stock Ownership Trust to Registrant.
AMENDED AND RESTATED
SECURED PROMISSORY NOTE
Original Principal Amount: Date of Restatement:
$1,713,956.25 Nashville, Tennessee November 21, 1997
On June 25, 1992, Volunteer Capital Corporation loaned the sum of $1,713,956.25 to the Volunteer Capital
Corporation Employee Stock Ownership Trust as evidenced by a promissory note dated June 25, 1992 (the
"Original Note"). The name of Volunteer Capital Corporation has subsequently been changed to J. Alexander's
Corporation. The parties desire to extend the maturity date of the note to November 30, 2003, increase the
interest rate from 9% to 10% and change the payment schedule to level payments of principal and interest
commencing on November 30, 1998. In consideration of the foregoing, effective as of November 21, 1997, the
parties amend and restate the Original Note as follows:
AMENDED AND RESTATED NOTE
FOR VALUE RECEIVED, the undersigned J. ALEXANDER'S CORPORATION EMPLOYEE STOCK
OWNERSHIP TRUST, a Tennessee trust established for the benefit of the J. Alexander's Corporation
Employee Stock Ownership Plan ("Maker"), promises to pay to the order of J. Alexander's Corporation
("Payee"; Payee and any subsequent holder[s] hereof are hereinafter referred to collectively as "Holder"), without
grace, at the office of Payee at 3401 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, or at such other place as
Holder may designate to Maker in writing from time to time, the original principal sum of One Million Seven
Hundred Thirteen Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty-six and 25/100 Dollars ($1,713,956.25), or so much thereof as
may be advanced here against, together with interest on the outstanding principal balance hereof from June 25,
1992, at an annual rate equal to nine percent (9%) until November 21, 1997, and ten percent (10%) thereafter.
As of November 21, 1997, t