Gala Chef Q & A: JBF Award Winner Allison-Vines Rushing and Slade RushingJBF Editors
May 06, 2013
JBF Award Winner Allison-Vines Rushing and Slade Rushing, MiLa, New Orleans
What’s your go-to guilty-pleasure food?
AVR: Black-eyed pea and Jack cheese burritos.
SR: Taco Bell.
Describe the last great meal you ate.
AVR and SR: At the Catbird Seat in Nashville. It was delicious and whimsical.
What’s the dish you’re most proud of?
AVR: New Orleans barbecued lobster.
SR: The root beer float at MiLa.
What’s your favorite movie snack?
AVR: Truffle popcorn.
What was your first job in the culinary world?
AVR: Kenny Rogers Roasters.
SR: Papa Gino’s Pizza in Warwick, Rhode Island.
What movie are you ashamed to admit you love?
AVR: Blue Crush.
SR: The ‘Burbs.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
AVR: Even amid tragedy, follow through with your dreams.
SR: Make it taste good first and then make it look good.