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Chris Hastings

Chef / Birmingham, AL
Chris Hastings
Photo by Alabama Chanin

Title: Chef
Location: Birmingham, AL
Establishment: Hot and Hot Fish Club

Why he's a big deal: He was awarded "Best Chef: South" by the James Beard Foundation, defeated Bobby Flay in a battle on Iron Chef, and he makes lapel and hat pins from the feathers of birds that he has hunted and was awarded "Best of Made in the South" style runner up by Garden and Gun.