We Are Chefs, the digital content hub of the American Culinary Federation, recently featured Certified Master Chef Jerry Ford’s modern take on classic southern fried chicken.
Chef Ford says he didn’t have to look far for inspiration. “It makes the most sense to me to use the closest available local ingredients. They travel less, they tend to be in season,” Ford says. “The South, in season, has some amazing produce and products. I wanted to highlight those things.”