Jennifer Hill Booker
Chef Jennifer Hill Booker wears many hats in the culinary world, as a Le Cordon Blue-Paris certified chef, cookbook author, reality TV personality, culinary educator and business owner. In addition to being Explore Georgia's Official Culinary Explorer, she is a Georgia Grown Executive Chef for the Georgia Department of Agriculture, the founder of Southern Divas of the New South™ Dinner Series, and currently sits on the James Beard Foundation Food Waste Advisory Council. Chef Jennifer is a member of the 2018 No Kid Hungry Atlanta Society as well as a member of the 2018 AF&WF Advisory Council.
Weaving her love of traditional Southern cuisine with her belief in incorporating healthy, seasonal foods and her classic French training, Chef Jennifer created a unique style of cooking that she termed Modern Southern Healthy Cuisine with a French Accent. Chef Jennifer shares this brand of cooking through her culinary company, Your Resident Gourmet, in her two cookbooks, "Field Peas to Foie Gras: Southern Recipes with a French Accent" and "Dinner Déjà Vu: Southern Tonight, French Tomorrow," as well as on her website ChefJenniferHillBooker.com.