Frank Stitt is the chef and owner of Highlands Bar and Grill, Bottega Restaurant and Café, and Chez Fonfon, all located in Birmingham, Alabama. He has won the James Beard Award for the Best Chef of the Southeast and was inducted into the James Beard Foundation’s "Who's Who of Food and Beverage" in 2011. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Southern Foodways Alliance for his elevation of Southern cuisine and his early advocacy of locally-grown food. He is the author of Frank Stitt's Southern Table and Frank Stitt's Bottega Favorita.
A brilliant chef. His cuisine is, to my mind, inspired by the best of French cuisine. There are Southern touches but his dishes have not that much to do with the "South."Published 1 month ago by Rose M Morse
Love sitting and reading through this book. It's much more than a cookbook of recipes. Lots of interesting narrative about food, cooking and southern culture.Published 3 months ago by Susan S. Kovar
Kind of mixed on this one. A lot of recipes that sound good, but the they're so elaborate that I will probably never use it for anything but ideas.Published 4 months ago by W. Frame
I ordered two of these and was very happy with both experiences, one for me and one for my daughter!
Living in Birmingham, I've made an effort to eat at all of Frank Stitt's restaurants. This book is great, and the recipes at least seem to allude to the sorts of dishes served at... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Christopher Anderson
This cookbook is truly a fusion of gourmet city cuisine and 'down home" southern cooking. My family and I loved it so much. Read morePublished 19 months ago by maureen kroncke
Have only tried one recipe but it was superb. I am looking forward to trying more. It's also a pretty book.Published 20 months ago by Pam