Chef Sean Brock joined the Neighborhood Dining Group (NDG) as executive chef at McCrady’s in Charleston in 2006. In 2010, Brock opened Husk, also in Charleston and named “Best New Restaurant in America” by Bon Appétit in 2011, followed by Husk Nashville in 2013, named one of “America’s Best New Restaurants” by Esquire in 2014. Husk is a celebration of Southern ingredients, only serving food that is indigenous to the South.
In October 2014, Brock opened Mexican-inspired Minero in Charleston. A second Minero opened in Atlanta at Ponce City Market in 2015. Brock won the James Beard Award for “Best Chef Southeast” in 2010, and is a four-time finalist for “Outstanding Chef,” including 2016. He hosted season two of Anthony Bourdain’s “The Mind of a Chef” on PBS, for which he was nominated for an Emmy. His first cookbook, Heritage (Artisan Books), was released in October 2014 and is a New York Times bestseller and recipient of the 2015 James Beard Foundation Book Award for American Cooking.