Sean Brock is executive chef and partner of four restaurants: Husk, McCrady’s, and Minero in Charleston, South Carolina; Husk in Nashville, Tennessee; and Minero in Atlanta, Georgia. His cookbook, Heritage (Artisan) is a New York Times Bestseller and winner of both the 2015 James Beard Award for Best Book of the Year in American Cooking and the 2015 IACP Julia Child First Book Award. 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. He divides his time between Charleston and Nashville.