Born and raised in Florida, Jeffrey has been fully immersed in the food scene since he was a child. His main passion is bridging the gap between local farmers and the community.
On the afternoon of Monday, May 16, at the beautiful Lodge at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, four chefs began prepping their recipe items in anticipation of the 7th Annual Alabama Seafood Cook-Off.
Chef Jim Smith is Executive Chef and Owner of The Hummingbird Way Oyster Bar in Mobile, Ala. Opened January 7, 2020, The Hummingbird Way is committed to serving the best local and sustainably sourced foods available.
Our story is one shared by most restaurant owners over the course of the last two years, and despite steps forward, pandemic effects are still being felt in real ways.