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Kevin Gillespie

Kevin Gillespie

Kevin Gillespie is an Atlanta-based chef, author, restauranteur, and culinary contributor for MeatEater. He is the owner of the Red Beard Restaurant group and the founder of Defend Southern Food Foundation, an organization committed to helping alleviate hunger inside Atlanta communities. Kevin is a seven-time James Beard Awards finalist as well as a two-time finalist and “fan favorite” on Bravo’s hit TV show “Top Chef.” He’s a lifelong hunter and outdoorsman who seeks to inspire people to redefine their relationship with food by committing to more thoughtful and sustainable practices.

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    Granny Gillespie’s Peach Cobbler

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    Granny Gillespie’s Peach Cobbler

    When I was a kid growing up in Georgia, summertime meant endless adventures with my cousins at the beach, shelling peas and shucking corn on the porch, and hopefully at least one big bowl of my Granny’s famous peach cobbler. We were very fortunate to live only a half-mile or so from one of the...
    Guava-Glazed Venison Heart Skewers

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    Guava-Glazed Venison Heart Skewers

    I had the opportunity to hunt axis deer on Molokai, Hawaii, this summer with Danielle Prewett, Ben O’Brien, and the folks from Camp Chef. In addition to being overrun with deer, this beautiful island provides an abundance of wild food. Almost everywhere we went, we found guava hanging from the trees...