Edward Lee been on “Top Chef” and “The Mind of a Chef,” and he recently wrote and hosted the documentary, “Fermented.”
He’s also a multiple James Beard award nominee, chef/owner of 610 Magnolia, MilkWood, and Whiskey Dry in Louisville, Ky., and culinary director of Succotash in National Harbor, Md., and Penn Quarter, Washington, D.C.
If that wasn’t enough, he’s also a cookbook author, and he’s coming to Atlanta next week to promote his latest, “Buttermilk Graffiti: A Chef’s Journey to Discover America’s New Melting-Pot Cuisine,” a 300-page book featuring recipes using influences from Korean and Southern cuisines. He’ll discuss the book with AJC contributor Bob Townsend, who also spoke with Lee for a recent myajc.com story which features recipes from the book.
Korean-American chef/restaurateur and author of “Buttermilk Graffiti,” Edward Lee in conversation with Atlanta food and restaurant writer Bob Townsend. Tickets $35, include a signed, first-edition copy of “Buttermilk Graffiti,” with part of the proceeds going to Global Growers nonprofit. 7 p.m. May 14. The Highland Inn & Ballroom Lounge, 644 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-benefit-for-global-growers-buttermilk-graffiti-by-edward-lee-tickets-45120137546.