Jason Bierley oversees students serving Salmon Florentine en Croute at a Bistro Provare fixed menu dinner. Photo courtesy of Henry Liu Mitchell.
By MADOLINE MARKHAM
Provare: to try. It’s what you see advanced culinary students doing as they slide a pizza into a brick oven or top a Napoleon with fresh blackberries in the open bistro kitchen at Jeff State’s Shelby Campus.
When you enter the dining room, which culinary Program Director Joseph Mitchell describes as a European/Tuscan environment, you don’t realize you are on a school campus. Continue reading
On Saturday, July 16, four area chefs will face off in an Iron City Chef competition at Jefferson State Community College’s Shelby Campus by Spain Park High School. The event is sponored by the Vestavia Hills Rotary Club and begins at 6 p.m. in the Culinary & Hospitality Institute.
The chef lineup includes Haller Magee of Satterfield’s, Angela Schmidt of Chef U, Clifton Holt of Little Savannah and returning champion Tom Robey of Veranda.
There will be live music by the Sweet Licks and a wine tasting by Western Supermarkets. There will also be silent auction.
Tickets are $55 per person and can be ordered on the event’s website, www.rotarytoast.org. For corporate tables, call 913-1941.
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