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The SFA’s films celebrate the people and places who enrich the landscape of Southern food and culture.


The Flavor Saver

Our Ruth U Fertel Keeper of the Flame Award winner for 2016 may seem an unconventional choice. He’s not a working class cook like Martha Hawkins. He’s not a long- tenured waiter like Goren Red Dog Avery. He’s not a barbecue pitmaster, like Helen Turner. He’s an academic. He wears bow ties – without irony.

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