Allan Benton

Southern satisfaction

Photo courtesy of Grove Park Inn

It was a meal the fortunate diners won’t soon forget. A six-course haute cuisine feast with down-home country cooking flavors prepared by the Smoky Mountain region’s most distinguished chefs. Read more


A curing recipe

T. Wayne Waters photo

The red metal arrow emblazoned with the words “Country Ham,” fails to indicate that this is the place from which more than 40 chefs at some of Manhattan’s finest restaurants and the Biltmore Estate and Grove Park Inn order their ham products. Read more