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Oral Histories

The SFA oral history program documents life stories from the American South. Collecting these stories, we honor the people whose labor defines the region.

ORAL HISTORY

Robert Stehling


Hominy Grill

Born and raised in North Carolina, Robert Stehling got his start as a dishwasher at Crook’s Corner in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He made his way up to head cook and moved to New York for a few years. He landed in Charleston, South Carolina, where he opened Hominy Grill. Most recently he helped open Chick’s Fry House.

Date of interview:
2015-03-05

Interviewer:
Sara Wood

Photographer:
Sara Wood

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