Con highlights Southern Food

KNOXVILLE, TN. – The fourth annual Southern Food Writing Conference will be held May 14-15, 2015 in Knoxville, celebrating the tradition of Southern food writing and its important connection to the culture of the South.

Confirmed speakers include:

Julia Reed – Author/Columnist – Garden & Gun
Steven Satterfield – Chef/Author – Root to Leaf
Chuck Reese – Editor-in-Chief – The Bitter Southerner
Nathalie Dupree – Author – Mastering the Art of Southern Vegetables
Cynthia Graubart – Author – Mastering the Art of Southern Vegetables
Kate Krader – Restaurant Editor – Food & Wine
Helen Rosner – Features Editor – Eater
Keith Pandolfi – Writer – Cooking Light, Eater, Organic Life
Pableaux Johnson – Photographer – Blue Crab Labs
Tasia Malakasis – Author/Owner – Belle Chevre fromagerie
Lisa Donovan – Writer/Pastry Chef – Buttermilk Road Summer Suppers
Kate Medley – Filmmaker – Whole Foods Market
Susan Puckett – Author – Eat, Drink, Delta
Jennifer Justus – Author – The Food Lover’s Guide to Nashville
Susan Reid – Chef/Editor – Sift
Amy Evans – Artist/Documentarian

The registration fee of $450 covers all Conference sessions and all meals, including a special dinner at Blackberry Farm.

The Crowne Plaza Knoxville and the Hilton Downtown Knoxville are the headquarters hotels for the Conference and offers special rates for Conference attendees.