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Chef Pete Blohme AKA “Panini Pete"

Panini Pete's
Chef & Owner
@paninipete | With a restaurant career spanning over 40 years and a degree from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park NY. Pete has become a force in Hospitality/Food Industry in the South. After many gigs in Kitchens, Hotels and Cruise Ships. Being a Chef / Owner finally became a reality and Panini Pete’s Café opened in Feb of ’06 in The Fairhope French Quarter. In a few short years Panini Pete’s has become a local favorite due to his commitment to “Put Real Food in his Food” and his Never met a Stranger approach to Hospitality.  Panini Pete’s handcrafted Chef driven sandwiches and burgers have made his brand one to watch. Recently Voted the Number 1 sandwich shop Alabama! The Beignets have also launched this concept to new heights. Garnering a host of positive media attention and rave reviews. Not to mention a regular on the Food Network over the past 10 years. Panini Pete’s has been featured on Diners Drive-ins & Dives, the “Best Of” Diners Drive-ins & DivesGuy’s Big Bite, Guys Grocery Games & Guest judge on Food Truck Wars with Tyler Florence! Pete has also performed in over 25 live Food Shows while touring with the Guy Fieri Road Show.

“Panini” Pete currently owns & operates 4 PP concepts in Alabama. The newest concept Squid Ink Eclectic Eats & Drinks, “A First of Its Kind” gastropub in downtown Mobile. The popular Sunset Pointe a Gulf to table restaurant on the Eastern shore of Mobile Bay. The Legendary Ed’s Seafood Shed in Spanish Fort, AL. Southern Seafood with Soul for almost 20 years now.

MOST importantly Panini Pete is a VERY Proud Member of a group called The MESSLORDS! Who have traveled to Military Bases and on board ships all over the World! Serving up some fun and a BIG OL” Fork Full of Freedom to our service Men & Women!! In 2017 “Panini” also just formed a Non-Profit with his longtime friend and Chef Robert Kabakoff.

The PR Foundation which does Special things for Special people! Helping Military charities, Special needs people, and no kill animal shelters. Get a copy of Pete’s latest book “Sandwich Life” or keep up with him on his Hot Off the Press Podcast! From Speaking on Capitol Hill about Sustainable Gulf Red Snapper to Slinging Beignets in Chicago to raise money for Hattian Schools. “Panini” Pete works hard to Give Back whenever he can.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, June 30

1:00pm PDT