WVSU On Demand
November 4, 2009
"Chopped" Winning Chef Briscione and Wife To Lead Homecoming Parade
Chef James Briscione ’01 and his wife Brooke will serve as Grand Marshalls for the 2009 Thomas E. & Marla Corts Homecoming Parade Saturday, Nov. 7 at 11 a.m.
Briscione, a chef instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, will conduct a culinary demonstration with Samford chef Chris Vizzina during homecoming. The two will show off their cooking talents Friday, Nov. 6, at 5:30 p.m.
Briscione recently took his star turn on The Food Network show Chopped, where he walked away as champion. He moved to New York after a four-year stint at award-winning chef Frank Stitt’s Birmingham restaurant Highlands Bar and Grill. He worked first in New York at Restaurant Daniel, a private dining room catering to international elite dinner parties. He was featured in the Great Regional Chefs of America dinner at the James Beard House in 2005.