Wil Drake


Years of Participation


Wil Drake is chef/founder of Hero--a casual, all-day restaurant featuring house-made brioche doughnuts, sandwiches, salads, breakfast plates, brunch and more. Wil has cooked over the years in spaces ranging from fine dining, casual burger joints, medical treatment facilities, and pop-ups that drew crowds to his specialty creations in Birmingham, AL. Hero, part of the Pihakis Restaurant Group features doughnuts, burgers and the now-famous Super Crunch Chicken Sandwich at Hero outposts in Birmingham, Atlanta, Charleston and very soon, Nashville.