James Beard award winner. Top Chef judge. Successful restauranteur. Despite his countless accolades and decades of experience in the food industry, Chef Hugh Acheson has a down to earth honesty and sense of humility that is immediately apparent. Supremely knowledgable on all things food, Chef Hugh is the author of multiple cookbooks and has a vast vocabulary that nearly matches his voracious appetite for inspired, high quality eats. We sat down with him to talk about what drives him to innovate, his approach to working with produce, and the importance of educating the next generation.