About the Author
HUGH ACHESON is the chef/partner of the restuarants Five & Ten, The National, and Empire State South, named restaurant of the year by Atlanta magazine. He is winner of two 2011 James Beard Awards for Best Chef Southeast and Best American Cookbook, has been featured in numerous food and wine publications, and appears on Bravo’s Top Chef as a judge. Hugh is the author of The Broad Fork, A New Turn in the South, Pick a Pickle, and The Chef and the Slow Cooker. He lives in Athens, Georgia.