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Virginia Willis

Atlanta, GA and New England
Food Writer, Chef, and Content Creator — Freelance

French-trained Southern chef & content creator. 🍑🔪 James Beard Award winner. 🏅Sustainable Seafood Activist.🐠 #NoKidHungry

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Georgia-born French-trained Chef Virginia Willis has made chocolate chip cookies with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, foraged for berries in the Alaskan wilderness, harvested capers in the shadow of a smoldering volcano in Sicily, and hunted for truffles in France. She was the celebrity chef at the Ma...

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James Beard Foundation Award of Excellence

2015 - Focus on Health

IACP Best American Cookbook - Finalist