"At the end of the day, it is food and you need to enjoy it."

HUGH ACHESON is the author of the James Beard Foundation Award Winning Cookbook A NEW TURN IN THE SOUTH: Southern Flavors Reinvented for Your Kitchen and Pick a Pickle: 50 Recipes for Pickles, Relishes, and Fermented Snacks, chef/partner of the Athens, Georgia, restaurants Five & TenThe National, the Atlanta restaurant Empire State South, and The Florence in Savannah. He is a James Beard award winner for Best Chef Southeast and was named a Best New Chef by Food & Wine Magazine. Hugh competed in Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, Season 3 and currently stars as a judge on Top Chef.

Where's Hugh?

  • February 19th: 2015 Farm to School Summit, Athens, GA
  • February 20th: 2015 Georgia Organics Conference - Keynote Address, Athens, GA
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