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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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Land of the Exotics

Sabertooth S01 E01 Aug 5, 2022

Land of the Exotics

When most people think of Texas, they likely conjure up images of cowboys and cattle drives, or roadside barbecue pits and taco stands. What they are not likely to have come to mind are herds of animals from as far and wide as the plains of Africa to the mountains of Nepal. In reality Texas has some...
Danielle Prewett Aug 5, 2022
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Bighorn Sheep Rogan Josh

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Bighorn Sheep Rogan Josh

This recipe comes from MeatEater Cooks—our new culinary series available on YouTube. Rogan Josh is a dish steeped in history. Believed to have its origins in Persia, “Rogan” refers to the clarified butter that makes the base of the dish, while “Josh” is a Hindi term meaning “fiery.” Basically, this...
Kevin Gillespie Jun 14, 2022
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Cooking Up a Trophy Bighorn Sheep with Janis Putelis and Chef Kevin Gillespie

MeatEater Cooks S01 E05 Jun 14, 2022

Cooking Up a Trophy Bighorn Sheep with Janis Putelis and Chef Kevin Gillespie

Janis Putelis put in some serious work to harvest a mature Bighorn Sheep this year and Chef Kevin Gillespie wants to show him a way to prepare it that lives up to the effort Janis put into the hunt. The pair spends all day creating an ancient Kashmiri Dish called Rogan Josh, along with homemade Naan...
Janis Putelis Jun 14, 2022
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Video: How to Make Salmon Chowder

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Video: How to Make Salmon Chowder

A New England-style chowder is a much heartier soup than the thick “gravy-like” consistency a lot of folks associated with chowder. The key to this recipe is to take your time between the addition of ingredients in order to allow the flavors to meld together. Also remember that this same recipe can...
Kevin Gillespie Jun 1, 2022
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