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If you have any questions or would like to purchase multiple tickets, call us at (205) 996-7453.

CHEF CHRIS HASTINGS


Photo: Chief Chris HastingsChris Hastings is the owner and executive chef of Hot & Hot Fish Club, an award-winning restaurant in Birmingham, Alabama, and was twice a finalist for the James Beard Award "Best Chef in the South" award. In 2012, Chef Hastings was the winner of this award.

Hastings honed his skills at the Johnson & Wales Culinary School in Providence, Rhode Island. After graduation, he moved to Birmingham and worked for Frank Stitt as Chef de Cuisine of Highlands Bar and Grill. Later, he also helped to open Stitt’s second restaurant in Birmingham, Bottega.

Hastings has been recognized with the Robert Mondavi Culinary Award of Excellence and has been extensively featured in the media, most notably in The New York Times, USA Today, Garden & Gun Southern Living, Food Arts and Food and Wine.

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COOKING DEMONSTRATION:

Chicken Cacciatore
Join Chef Hasting from inside Hot and Hot Fish Club in Birmingham, AL and learn how to cook a classic Italian family-style meal - chicken cacciatore. This hearty and simply delicious fall meal is filled with aromatic herbs, hearty ingredients and bold, layered flavors. Yields 4 servings

FRESH INGREDIENT KIT MENU:

Salad

Simple Green Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Entrée

Italian Chicken Cacciatore and Pasta

Dessert

Raspberry White Chocolate Bread Pudding

Wine and Cocktail Pairing Suggestions:

(wine included in Fresh Ingredient Kit)
White Wine: 2016 Holman Ranch Jarman Chardonnay
Red Wine: 2013 Holman Ranch Heather’s Hill Pinot Noir
Bonus Cocktail Recipe: Skipping on a Scuppernong- Brought to you by our Presenting Sponsor Tito's Handmade Vodka

FAQs

How many people can watch with one ticket?

One ticket is for one device per household.

What is included in the fresh ingredients kit?

The fresh ingredients kit includes local produce to prepare the main dish as well as a premade salad, dressing, dessert, rolls and your choice of beverage. All kits include four servings.

When will I receive the recipe, shopping list and wine pairings?

You will receive an email the week before the event with all the information you need to prep for the cooking demonstration.

I purchased the virtual demo and the fresh ingredients kit- option 2 when and where do I pick up my meal kit?

Wine for the ingredients kit will be available for pick up at the UAB National Alumni Society located at 1301 10th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 on Wednesday, November 11 from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm OR Saturday, November 14 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Your ingredients kit will be available through our drive-through at Hot and Hot Fish Club at Pepper Place on Sunday, November 15th between the hours of 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.

I live outside of Birmingham can I pick up a meal kit?

Yes, as long as you are willing to drive to the pick-up locations for wine at the UAB National Alumni Society and at Hot and Hot Fish Club at Pepper Place, you are welcome to purchase the fresh ingredients kit.

How do I purchase multiple tickets?

To purchase multiple tickets at once please call (205) 996-7453.

When is the last day to order a ticket?

The ticket deadline is Monday, November 9th

What time is the pickup for the wine and fresh ingredient kits?

Wine for the ingredients kit will be available for pick up at the UAB National Alumni Society located at 1301 10th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 on Wednesday, November 11 from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm OR Saturday, November 14 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Your ingredients kit will be available through our drive-through at Hot and Hot Fish Club at Pepper Place on Sunday, November 15th between the hours of 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.

Who can I contact about questions?

For any other questions, please call (205) 996-7453.

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