For the past 7 years, I have had the pleasure of traveling the south working with and for some of the best culinary talent. And now, you can have a culinary experience right here in Flowood. The Wooden Spoon Supper Club will be a series of coursed dinners bringing you some of the most talented chefs.
Join us April 10th at 6:30pm. We welcome Chef Darren Phipps into our kitchen to bring you a 5 course meal.
Chef Darren Phipps snaps a quick selfie!
Chef Darren and Chef Jordan working together in 2016 in Madison.
Chef Darren got his culinary training at Scottsdale Culinary Institute. After graduation, he joined Marriott International where he served in the Hotel and Resort division at diverse locations from Arizona, Oregon, Los Angeles, New York City, Nashville, Nebraska, and West Virginia. He was a restaurant owner in Athens, Tennessee for 4 years. Chef Darren’s introduction to retirement living and health care began at Good Samaritan Society and continued at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, MS, then St. Catherine’s Village in Madison MS, taking the Corporate Chef position with Valley Inc.
Darren continues to bring high quality meals to every person he has the pleasure to cook for. He has passion for helping people through food and believes food should be gorgeous and delicious every time.
Darren is a veteran, having served 6 years with the United States Air Force. He has been married to Renee for 33 years and has three children and two grandchildren.
Focaccia Bread with Assorted Oils/Butters
Antipasto Skewers (Assorted Cheeses, Meats, and Stuffed Olives)
Fried Green Tomato with Buffalo Mozzarella, Balsamic Reduction, and Fresh Basil
Crispy Frico Cups & Brown Butter Polenta
Homemade Italian Mint Lemon Ice
Grilled Fish with Artichoke Caponata, Sweet Potato Gnocchi & Sun-dried Tomato
Cabernet Braised Beef Short Ribs with Cauliflower Leek Puree
Italian Hazelnut & Chocolate Torte with Espresso Chocolate Sauce