Curt Shelvey

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Chef/Owner, Curt's Cucina

Maker: Chef

Chef and Owner of Curt’s Cucina Italian & American Cuisine in Southern Pines N.C. born and raised in New England from Vermont to Connecticut. Has been in the restaurant business for 30 years. Cut his culinary teeth in Italian restaurants throughout New England. Joined the U.S. Marine Corp after high school and served 4 years then returned back to the kitchen. Working at: The Cloister Hotel in Sea Island Georgia, Interstate Hotel Corporation, Pinehurst Resort and Country Club. He was the Coordinator of Culinary Arts at Sandhills Community College in North Carolina.

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