Break ‘n Bread Festival Returns

40 of Alabama’s best chefs are cooking up a feast at one of the state's largest festivals

Some 40 local chefs are serving their signature dishes at Break 'n Bread in Birmingham, Ala.

The Break ‘n Bread Festival, one of Alabama’s largest food and wine festivals, returns Oct. 14 to Railroad Park in downtown Birmingham. Some 40 chefs, part of the Birmingham Originals, a group comprised of locally owned restaurants including Ocean, Ted’s Restaurant, Slice, and Daniel George, are participating in the annual charity event.

The chefs, from restaurants like Little Savannah, Mafiaoza’s, Nabeel’s, and Satterfield’s, are preparing tastings from their menus that will be presented with wines, beers, and coffees from Birmingham’s Good People Brewery, Pinnacle Imports, and Royal Cup.

The Break ‘n Bread Festival is hosting four guest chefs from New Orleans, including chef Adolfo Garcia of RioMar, La Boca, and a Mano and executive chef Brian Landry of Borgne Restaurant. Chefs Allison and Slade Rushing of MiLa are serving Big Easy-inspired dishes in the VIP area. General admission tickets are $35 and VIP tickets are $75.

Lauren Mack is the Travel Editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @lmack.