Chef Nathan Fountain

Chef Fountain is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and is also the Executive chef at Brix in Lexington, Va.

For Mano, Chef Fountain is building on his family's New Mexico roots and recipies to serve modern, high quality Latino food at a reasonable price

Since graduating from CIA in 1998, Chef Fountain has worked in a number of fine dining establishments in the Virginia area, the US and internationally in a variety of capacities. Among other experiences, Chef Fountain was the original Sous Chef of the lauded Palladio Restaurant at Barboursville Vineyards in Charlottesville, VA  and worked as the Food and Beverage Director of Village Cay Hotel and Marina in Tortola, BVI.  Chef Fountain left a Chef Instructor position at Culinary Institute of Virginia to open Brix. 



Mano News and Events

It's even easier to find Mano now that the sign is up.

Mano is now open  from 11am until 8pm, Tuesday through Saturday.

Come check out our new art, featuring hand-made Embroidery from Oaxaca, Mexico which is for sale and supports the improvised indigenous community of southern Mexico.