Many chefs have their first exposure to cooking at a young age. For Sean Brock, who was born and raised in rural Virginia, it was the experience of his family growing their own food that left a deep impression…
Born in the same home as Admiral Lord Nelson in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, England, itâ€™s easy to understand why Howard has an unquenchable thirst for travel and adventure.
Travis Grimes has been cooking almost as long as heâ€™s lived in the Lowcountry of South Carolinaâ€”which is to say, most of his life. He was taught the basics at home and worked as a cook at different restaurants…
Chef Justin Cherry spent his childhood days watching and learning to bake from his mother and grandmother, who had worked in the family bakery in Butler, PA. He also loved hunting, fishing, and preparing wild game with his Dad, and grew up with a natural curiosity for food and cooking. But becoming a chef was […]
Born in Lafayette, Indiana, and raised in Speedway, a suburb just outside of Indianapolis, Jennifer Bresnahan started on a much different path from where she is today. After graduating high school in North Carolina, she attended College of Charleston to study Sports Medicine. With experience as a lifeguard and swim coach, she looked for jobs […]
â€śI could not be more excited to work among people with such talent and passion,â€ť says Cappie Peete Chapman of her position as Neighborhood Dining Groupâ€™s Director of Beverage and Education. Her words about her role at the venerable restaurant group echo her approach to her work: one that encompasses an insatiable curiosity about wine […]
David Sawyer did not envision a career in the food and beverage industry growing up. Born and raised in Manchester, England, Sawyer started his career as a photographer in New York City and worked with some of the worldâ€™s most renowned brands Nike, Giorgio Armani, and Tiffany Co. In the 1990s, Sawyer freelanced for publications […]