Homewood Gourmet is a casual eatery offering gourmet sandwiches and salads, homemade sides, made with fresh, local ingredients. We proudly serve locally sourced produce, all natural and organic ingredients whenever possible. Chris and Laura Zapalowski are the owners and chefs at Homewood Gourmet.
Chris brings his love of New Orleans cuisine and heritage while Laura implements her classic Southern food style to their Homewood establishment. The Zapalowskis purchased Homewood Gourmet from its founder, Chef Franklin Biggs in 2010. They strive to creative approach to food while incorporating as many local, seasonal produce as possible. Chris grew up in New Orleans where he developed his passion for food and cooking. He has worked for Chef Anne Kearney while she was at Peristyle, for Chef Emeril Lagasse at Emeril’s Restaurant, and Chef Chris Hastings of the Hot and Hot Fish Club in Birmingham, Alabama.