ERIC STEWART CULINARY DIRECTOR – HARVEYS TUPELO

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Originally from Kosciusko, Eric has a passion for food and creating new things. He graduated from East Mississippi Community College with an Associate Degree in Hotel Restaurant Management and is a 2011 DECA Culinary State Champion. He has been with Eat With Us group since 2011.

Growing up in the country, Eric was taught the importance of hard work, and going to the grocery consisted of gathering fresh vegetables from the family garden. His passion is to create dishes from fresh ingredients and develop farm to table specials.

Eric’s favorite dish to cook is risotto. He says that when you put that much time into a dish, it connects you with it. Being able to work with fresh and high quality ingredients is Eric’s favorite aspect of being a chef.