These chefs are blending culinary traditions across the South
To many Southern chefs, Grandma's kitchen remains their guiding light as they navigate the evolving landscape. We spoke earlier this year to to four acclaimed chefs at the 2017 Atlanta Food & Wine Festival who are putting their own stamp on quintessential Southern fare. They invited us into the kitchen at the festival's annual women's-only dinner and shared their methods.
Katie Button, executive chef and co-owner of Cúrate Tapas Bar and Nightbell, Asheville, North Carolina
Annie Pettry, executive chef and owner of Decca, Louisville, Kentucky
Rebecca Masson, chef and owner, Fluff Bake Bar, Houston, Texas
Whitney Otawka, culinary director, Greyfield Inn, Cumberland Island, Georgia