By Karen Kirkpatrick
Think the chef at your favorite restaurant sits around dreaming up exotic dishes that will land her a spot on Hell's Kitchen or Top Chef? Think again. These days, many restaurant chefs are saying no to the exotic and focusing on Georgia Grown fresh ingredients instead.
The Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Georgia Restaurant Association (GRA) recently named four 2015 Georgia Grown Executive Chefs to its growing roster of chefs who are committed to using local ingredients and products and helping educate consumers on the importance of eating locally sourced food.