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Get To Know Us: Max Evans!

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Max and his lovely bride, Marissa, on their wedding day September 4, 2016. Max is the Sous Chef of Highland Avenue and The Crossing at Hollar Mill.

What is your favorite movie? Children of Men

Which superpower would you like to have? Flight

Where would you go in a time machine? Twenty minutes from now

What is your favorite quote? “The way I see it, every life is a pile of good things and bad things. The good things don’t always soften the bad things, but vice versa, the bad things don’t always spoil the good things and make them unimportant.”  Doctor Who

If you were an ice cream what flavor would you be? Basil

What are the last three books you have read? Culinary Reactions: The Everyday Chemistry of Cooking by Simon Quellen Field; Slaughter-house Five by Kurt Vonnegurt; Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Who has inspired you and why? My dad – he taught me to value life and to keep my head on my shoulders when things don’t go as planned.

HIGHLAND AVENUE

883 Highland Avenue SE
Hickory, North Carolina 28602
828.267.9800
Open Mon - Sat at 5pm

XING

QUEENS FEAST
$35 per person

1 ST COURSE

TUNA TOSTADAS
Sesame ponzu vinaigrette, avocado, shaved radish

CRISPY OYSTERS
Pepper jelly, aioli

MEXICAN CORNBREAD
Tomatillo jam, crispy pork belly

2nd COURSE

CITRUS BRAISED CHICKEN
Spanish rice, green mole, orange segments

DUCK BREAST
Pickled mushroom, caramelized sweet potatoes
Grilled chili pineapple, berry miso

GRILLED VEGETABLE STACK
Eggplant, squash, bell peppers
cotija cheese, peppadew coulis

3 RD COURSE

Churro
Green tea ice cream

Forbidden rice pudding
Fresh fruit

Gluten Free Chocolate Torte
Berries, coulis