A Culinary Institute of America (CIA) graduate, Chef Alan Zeman has chef experience in restaurants, catering, private clubs, hotels, and resorts. Chef Zeman markets nationwide his own gourmet product line of Southwestern Originals. Fuego Restaurant Bar and Grill opened in January 1996 under the ownership of Alan and his wife, Miki. Originally from Chicago, Chef Zeman has had numerous television appearances both nationally and locally, including PBS Great Chefs of the West. He appears live monthly on CBS channel 13 KOLD series "What's for lunch?" Hosts "the Dinner Hour" KTKT radio show and is a weekly co-host on the Bert Lee show.

Chef Zeman has also been featured in numerous magazines and cookbooks, such as "Bon Appetit" and the CIA "Burgermeister Cookbook" He also authors a quarterly column for the "Arizona Gourmet Magazine." Inducted into the American Academy of Chefs (AAC) in 1992, he was also voted "Chef of the Year" by the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Chef's Association of Southern Arizona in 1980 and 1993.

ALAN ZEMAN
CEC AAC
Fuego Restaurant Bar and Grill
Tucson, Arizona