2019 Southern Living’s Southerner of the Year and 2019 James Beard Foundation Best Chef South, Vishwesh Bhatt has been a part of Chef John Currence’s City Grocery Restaurant Group since 1997.
Vishwesh started off as a prep cook at City Grocery and worked his way up to Executive Chef at Snackbar which opened in 2009. At Snackbar, using his years of culinary experience and exposure to worldwide cultures, he has developed a menu that intertwines both Southern and subcontinental foodways.
He and his wife live in Oxford, MS with their cat Bitbit and dog Bob.
Awards & Press
- James Beard Award