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Find out which notables were named 2018 Georgia Grown chefs

Several familiar names were included in named to the 2018 Georgia Grown Executive Chefs list.

Evan Cordes of Cast Iron, Zach Meloy of Better Half, Christian Rodriguez of High Road Craft Ice Cream, Jason Jimenez of Kitchen Six, Brian Jones of Kennesaw State University and Todd White of Albany Technical College were recognized for their commitment to local, seasonal cuisine and fostering relationships with Georgia suppliers.

The six chefs will join the roster of 27 Georgia Grown Executive Chefs from the past six years and will also participate in school demos, market demos, festivals and other events at the Department of Agriculture.

The program from the Georgia Restaurant Association and the Georgia Department of Agriculture seeks to increase awareness for restaurateurs and consumers about which local Georgia products are available for the cooking season.


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