Zach Hunter, the former chef de cuisine of progressive Southern spot Fixe, is joining restaurant and brewery The Brewer’s Table as its executive chef. He’ll work closely with culinary consultant and former Qui colleague Jorge Hernandez
Hunter rounds out the team including head brewer Drew Durish, who helmed from Live Oak Brewing, and Bill Mann (who also worked on the Qui staff) as a consultant, along with founder Jake Maddux.
Among Hunter’s culinary resume includes stints at one of the world's top ten restaurants Mugaritz in Spain, opened Atera in New York, and spent time with Tyson Cole at Uchi and Uchiko as well as Paul Qui at now-gone Qui. He opened Fixe as the chef de cuisine in 2014.
Focusing on wood-fermented brews and wood-fired food, The Brewer’s Table will preview its beers and food with four pop-ups across the country. The first takes place at Franklin Barbecue on Sunday, October 30. Only lucky winners of newsletter lottery will receive tickets. That will be followed by dinners in Colorado, California, and New York.
Brewer’s Table is expected to open sometime in early 2017.