Chef Bob Waggoner
The Executive Chef of South Carolina's award-winning Charleston Grill at Charleston Place has garnered rave reviews for fusing southern Lowcountry cooking with his own French-influenced techniques. Using seasonal and regional ingredients, Chef Waggoner creates contemporary, sophisticated southern haute cuisine.
Waggoner, a California native, received his formal training at Trumps in Los Angeles and later at a constellation of Michelin-rated restaurants in France. He is the recipient of dozens of prestigious awards including the 1999 James Beard Rising Stars of the 21st Century, Food & Wine's "Reader's Favorite Chef in America Award," and Santé magazine's "1999 Restaurant Wine & Spirits Chef of the Year." He has appeared on a number of national and regional TV shows from "Southern Living Presents" to "Gourmet Getaways with Robin Leach" and TV Food Network's "The Best Of." His recipes featuring fresh California Avocados are delicious examples of Waggoner's talent for combining unusual ingredients in exciting new ways.
Try these delicious recipes made with Fresh California Avocados. You'll be sure to please your guests.