Kevin Mitchell

Kevin Mitchell

Chef Instructor, Culinary Institute of Charleston

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Kevin Mitchell is the first African American chef instructor at the Culinary Institute of Charleston in South Carolina. He has culinary arts degrees in occupational studies and management from the Culinary Institute of America and a master's degree in southern studies from the University of Mississippi, where he studied Southern foodways, the preservation of Southern ingredients, and the history of African Americans in the culinary arts. In 2020 Mitchell was named a South Carolina Chef Ambassador.

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Southern US cooking

Southern US cooking

We caught up with Kevin Mitchell and David S Shields, authors of Taste the State (newly added to ckbk) to hear more about he history and significance of the ingredients and dishes at the heart of the cooking of South Carolina, and to discuss the food culture in the Southern US more generally.

Kevin's favorite cookbooks