Kapalua Wine & Food Festival is thrilled to announce that author, TV personality and celebrity chef HUGH ACHESON will be featured as one of the celebrity guest chefs at the 2016 event. Hugh is the author of the James Beard Award Winning cookbook A NEW TURN IN THE SOUTH: Southern Flavors Reinvented for Your Kitchen and chef/owner of the Athens, Georgia, restaurants 5&10 and The National, the Atlanta restaurant Empire State South and coffee shop Spiller Park Coffee, and the Savannah restaurant The Florence. A New Turn in the South won the award for Best Cookbook in the field of “American Cooking” by the James Beard Foundation in 2012. His second cookbook is Pick a PICKLE: 50 Recipes for Pickles, Relishes, and Fermented Snacks and his third, THE BROAD FORK: Recipes for the Wide World of Vegetables and Fruit, was released in the spring of 2015. Food & Wine Magazine named him Best New Chef in 2002 and the James Beard Foundation awarded him Best Chef Southeast in 2012. Hugh competed in Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, Season 3 and starred as a judge on Top Chef, Seasons 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13.
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