At Eat Y’all Chef Camp, chefs are introduced to the best Southern grown and made ingredients. Chefs are given the opportunity to meet farmers and markers, promoting the farm to table style. The event also gives chefs the opportunity to be around like-minded people, and embrace the creativity of other culinary professionals. Chef David Pan was honored to attend the August 22-23 Chef Camp this year.

Chef Pan, and other top chefs from across the south, enjoyed pecan truffle hunting, learning about pecan and pecan oil product, and visiting a nearby produce farm operation at Pecan Ridge Plantation in Bainbridge, Georgia. “It is wonderful to step outside of my kitchen and network with my peers, I find it inspirational. Being on the farms and learning from the farmers directly is invaluable. If you get the opportunity to attend Chef Camp, take the time and go. Eat Y’all and their team will help you grow, learn and develop your craft more than words can explain.” – David Pan

Thank you to Andy and Angel from Eat Y’all, Pecan Ridge Plantation (Bainbridge, GA), host Chef Blake Rushing and his team from Union Public House (Pensacola, FL), and some of the South’s most amazing and talented Chef’s for another incredible experience at Chef Camp. Other chefs that took part were:  David Pan (Orange Beach Concierge, Orange Beach, AL), Desmond Phillips (Union Public House, Pensacola, FL), Eric Rivera (Vintage Year, Montgomery, AL), Richard Simmons (Union Public House, Pensacola, FL), Scott Simpson (Black Belt Kitchen, Auburn, AL) and Tyler Thomas (The American, Bainbridge, GA).

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Orange Beach Concierge was born out of our love of hosting a great party, event planning and everyday organization combined with Chef David’s drive and desire to be the very best at his culinary craft. We are an Alabama gulf coast-based boutique concierge service offering highly personalized services.