Chris Hastings Guest Chef Dinner – SOLD OUT

The Culinary Artisan Series continues with our first Guest Chef dinner at Jianna.

Join us on Monday, August 7 as Chef Michael Kramer hosts James Beard Award Winner Chris Hastings, of Hot + Hot Fish Club and Ovenbird (in Birmingham, Alabama) to create a delicious evening of food and wine at Jianna. The menu represents a blend of the culinary artistry of both chefs and includes five courses with paired wines.

The evening begins with arrival at 6:30 pm; followed by dinner at 7pm. price is $85 (plus tax and gratuity). Call Jianna at 864.720.2200 to make reservations. This dinner is currently SOLD OUT. Please call if you’d like to be added to the waiting list.

Menu for the Evening:


Arancini, Tomato Sugo

Ricotta Bruschetta, Crispy Ham

Wine Pairing: Sperino Rosa Del Ros


Hot and Hot Tomato Salad
Clendenon Tocai Friulano Santa Maria, California 2014

Summer Corn, Preserved Lemon, Calabrian Chile Gremolata
Kettmeir Muller Thurgau Alto Adige-Suditrol 2016

Alabama Noodle Bowl
Pig Skin Noodles, Bayou La Batre Shrimp Blue Crab, Frog Legs
Quattro Mani Tokai Fruili-Venezia Giulia 2011

Duck Trio
Salsify, Chantrelles, Pickled Mustard Seed, Rich Jus
Caprili Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy 2012

Summer Peach Crostata
Honey Caramel, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Michele Ciarlo ‘Nivole’ Moscato d’Asti, Piedmont, Italy NV