Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Todd Richards  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: , in

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Richards grew up on the Southeast Side of Chicago at East 101st Street and South Crandon Avenue.

Biographical and Professional Information

Chef Todd Richards grew up in Chicago before heading to Atlanta and considerable success as a chef and restaurateur. He has two James Beard nominations for Best Chef in the Southeast, was an Iron Chef competitor, and was named one of “Four New Chefs to Watch” by Esquire magazine. He is the owner/chef of Richards’ Southern Fried at Krog Street Market in Atlanta.

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