Meet Curtis Shaver, Executive Chef, Hamiltons’ At First & Main

Jerry Miller, CEO

Curtis Shaver is the executive chef at Hamiltons’ At First & Main, one of the premiere restaurants in Charlottesville. In this I Love CVille video feature, I ask Curtis about:
(1). What it’s like to be a chef at one of the best restaurants in CVille.
(2). His aspirations for opening his own restaurant – Peloton Station (a sandwich and bicycle centric sports bar located on 10th Street).
(3). Who his culinary mentors are, including BBQ Exchange owner Craig Hartman.
(4). The challenges of being a chef from a quality of life and personal relationship standpoint.
(5). His favorite restaurants in Charlottesville, including Angelo Vangelopoulos and Farrell Webster Vangelopoulos of Ivy Inn Restaurant.
(6). His admiration of William Hamilton and Kate Hamilton, the owners of Hamiltons’ At First & Main.
(7). His respect for Loren Mendosa, Mitchell Beerens and their new steakhouse coming to The Charlottesville DowntownMall.
(8). Timothy Gearhart, the owner Gearharts Fine Chocolates.
(9). And much more..