Phone: 205 933-5474
Address: 2180 11th Court South
Owner: Christopher Hastings

 Chris Hastings is chef of the nationally celebrated Hot and Hot Fish Club in Birmingham, Alabama, which he owns with his wife Idie.  Located in a historic building on the city’s Southside, the award-winning restaurant has earned a reputation for serving some of the finest and freshest dishes in the region.  The Hot and Hot Fish Club is a restaurant that offers warm hospitality, seasonal cuisine with Southern influences and a beautiful space filled with the work of local artisans.
Chef Chris Hastings and Hot and Hot Fish Club have been featured in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bon Appetit, Food Arts, Nation’s Restaurant News, Santé Magazine, Coastal Living, Metropolitan Home, Executive Traveler, Cooking Light Magazine, Garden & Gun, Time Magazine, Southern Living, and Delta’s Sky magazine as well as “Good Day Atlanta,” “Good Day Alabama,” the Food Network’s “Best Of”, Top 5 and NBC’s “Roker on the Road.”  In addition Chris has appeared on the Martha Stewart Show, The Today Show and the CBS “Early Show”.   Chris has been nominated four times for the James Beard Award in the Best Chef South category.  He recently released his first cookbook:  he Hot and Hot Fish Club Cookbook, A Celebration of Food, Family and Traditions.