Born and raised in Mississippi, Nick Wallace started cooking at early age in his grandmothers' kitchens, where he absorbed the knowledge and guidance that inspired his love for food. In addition to working an an executive chef for some of the country's largest and most prominent museums and hotels, he is the founder of Nick Wallace Culinary, Nick Wallace Catering, Nissan Café by Nick Wallace, and his newest venture, CHURN Creameries. His non-profit organization, Creativity Kitchen, works with Jackson Public Schools to provide more flavorful and nutritious meals for students as well as educate them about healthy eating and the skills and value of farm-to-table practices. A member of the Board of Directors for Hunger Free America, Nick has also established partnerships with major food and beverage companies as well as organizations including Share the Gulf, Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi and the American Cancer Society. Nick has been featured in numerous national media brands and on television, including Food Network and Top Chef season 19.