An internationally acclaimed chef-owner and Atlanta native known for celebrating the rich bounty of local produce with community-driven cuisine, Linton Hopkins delivers radical and meaningful experiences. Hopkins graduated from Emory University and the Culinary Institute of America before opening Restaurant Eugene in 2004 with his wife Gina.
Southern Grown Marketplace & Southeastern Wildlife Exposition, Saturday
Oceanside "Hopkins' Heritage Dinner", Saturday
Mike Lata is Chef/Partner of FIG Restaurant in Charleston, SC, which he opened in 2003 with Partner Adam Nemirow. In December 2012, Lata and Nemirow opened The Ordinary, a classic oyster bar and seafood hall in Charleston’s Upper King district, to much local and national acclaim. The James Beard Foundation has nominated The Ordinary as Best New Restaurant in 2013, and GQ, Esquire and Bon Appétit also named it one of the best restaurants of the year.