Food Network Star
Ben Vaughn is an award-winning chef and popular TV personality best known as a host for Food Network. Ben’s culinary career started in south Florida and flourished as he became the chef/owner of several trend-setting and critically-acclaimed restaurants from Memphis to Atlanta. Specializing in southern cuisine and comfort foods, Chef Vaughn is known for his unique and contemporary approach to traditional southern food. A food lover, family man and author, Ben's latest book "Southern Routes" chronicles his journey to find the best dishes and best restaurants as he travelled the back country roads all the way from North Carolina to Texas. "Southern Routes" is published by Harper Collins and is available now online and at bookstores everywhere.
He’s gained recognition from the James Beard Foundation and currently resides in Atlanta where he serves as CEO and Culinary Director for his restaurant group, Fork Knife Spoon. Ben's latest restaurant attraction "Southern Kitchen" opened in 2015 in downtown Las Vegas.