Sean Brock is executive chef and partner of three restaurants: McCrady’s and Husk in Charleston, South Carolina and Husk in Nashville, Tennessee. Brock won the James Beard Award for Best Chef, Southeast, in 2010; he was a finalist for Outstanding Chef in 2013 and 2014. His TV resume includes Iron Chef America and hosting season 2 of the Emmy Award-winning The Mind of a Chef. Raised in rural Virginia, he is passionate about preserving and restoring heirloom ingredients. Brock’s first cookbook, Heritage, will be published by Artisan on October 21, 2014. He divides his time between Charleston and Nashville.