Curt Shelvey, Chef and Owner of Curt’s Cucina in Southern Pines, NC was born and raised in New England from Vermont to Connecticut. He has been in and around restaurants since 10 years of age. Curt spent much of his time growing up in Italian restaurants as a dishwasher and prep cook. He later joined the US Marine Corp after high school and served 4 years then returned back to the kitchen. Chef Shelvey has worked at: The Cloister Hotel in Sea Island Georgia, Interstate Hotel Corporation and Pinehurst Resort and Country Club. He was also the Coordinator of Culinary Arts at Sandhills Community College. Curt is proud to be one of only 3 "Best Chefs in America" members in Moore County. CLICK HERE to read more about this prestigious group of chefs. Every person that steps into "Curt's Kitchen" can taste his love for culinary in every dish that we serve. Buon appetito!