Podcast
10:09 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Authentic South: Chef Hugh Acheson

Chef Hugh Acheson is one of the most celebrated and influential chefs in the country.

Today, he has three restaurants in Athens, Georgia: The NationalFive and Ten, and Cinco y Diaz. His Empire State South is one of the most popular places to dine in Atlanta and his new restaurant called The Florence is set to open in Savannah in May.

Hugh is a two-time James Beard Award winner, once as a chef and once for his cookbook, A New Turn in the South. You may have seen him on television competing on Bravo’s Top Chef Masters or as a judge on the show Top Chef

Hugh's radish tatoo.
Credit Tanner Latham