Courtesy Ford Fry, owner, Ford Fry Restaurants, Atlanta

With the corn stock prepared in advance, this soup comes together in seconds. It showcases the beauty of sweet summer corn. Serve immediately, as raw corn loses sweetness quickly.

Chef Ford Fry
Chef Ford Fry / Illustration by Brian Clark

Chef Ford Fry

In the 11 years since he opened Atlanta’s Jct. Kitchen & Bar, Fry has amassed an empire of eight restaurants in the Atlanta area, including Marcel, a 2017 Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Wine Restaurant. He also has a restaurant in Houston, with more in the works. From casual Tex-Mex to old-school fine dining, his restaurants give a simple showcase to top-quality ingredients, while exuding Southern style and warmth.

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