A locally celebrated chef, Rob Hamlin has over 40 years experience in the food service industry. Skilled in innovative cuisine, recipe development, and large-scale production, Rob currently is Executive Chef at Amour Wine Bistro in Carytown. Previously he ran the Community Kitchen’s Kid’s Café, Meals on Wheels, and Senior Congregate feeding programs for Feed More’s Central Virginia Food Bank. He was a founding member and chef for the Positive Vibe Café, which provides training in food service for the physically and cognitively challenged. Rob was the Food Service Director for the start-up of Colonial Downs, Virginia’s first racetrack. While a member of Compass Group’s Eurest Dining division he ran the catering and café at Circuit City’s Deep Run headquarters. But many Richmonders remember Rob as chef and co-owner of du Jour, an innovative, award-winning restaurant that was located “on the Avenues” of Grove and Libbie in the late ‘80’s/early 90’s.