A Birmingham native, Chef Chris Vizzina trained at the New England Culinary Institute. Afterwards, he trained a further two years under the tutelage of Chef Frank Stitt at the renowned Highlands Bar and Grill. Vizzina spent the next twelve years bringing his fine dining training to college students and faculty at Campus Dining Inc.at Samford University.
Now at the helm of The Vizzina Group, Inc. and as Executive Chef at Red Diamond, Chris continues to share his love of fresh ingredients and international flavors to his local community.
*Chef Demonstrations kindly sponsored by Jim 'n Nick's BBQ
11:00 am - Jake Carnley of Great Bear Wax Co.
Roasted Cherry Tomatoes with Garlic and Thyme
Heirloom Tomatoes with Herbed Orzo Salad
Pan Con Tomate
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