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James Hackney is executive chef at Twenty-Eight Atlantic. Hackney joined the team at the Cape Cod restaurant following his position as executive chef at Boston’s acclaimed L’Espalier. He originally hails from Leicestershire, England, and was inspired by the culinary lifestyle while working at his parents’ Garden Hotel, a quaint inn located in the English countryside where farm-to-table food is a way of life. Hackney went on to work at notable restaurants including Five-Star Blantyre in Lenox, Mass.; Charlie Palmer’s Aquaterra in Palm Beach, Fla.; and La Vieille Maison in Boca Raton, Fla. He received his culinary education from Southfields College in Leicester, England.