The battle for the best fried chicken in Atlanta is about to heat up. Ron "The Angry Chef" Eyester is uniting Atlantans in the singular mission of celebrating this Southern staple with the first local festival dedicated to fried chicken the Mother Clucker Fried Chicken Festival.
On Saturday, March 31 from 2 to 6 p.m. Atlanta's chefs will fire up the fryers and present their best breaded work in a tented lot next to Rosebud in Morningside.
All of life's necessities, along with fried chicken, will be at the Mother Clucker Fried Chicken Festival: live music, bourbon and beer. Music from Julie Gribble and other artists will entertain attendees from 3 to 6 p.m.
Participating chefs include:
Asha Gomez, Cardamom Hill
Jordan Wakefield, Meehan's Public House
Suzanne Vizethann, The Hungry Peach
Justin Keith, Food 101
The Fox Brothers, Fox Bros BBQ
Matt Coggin, DBA Barbecue
Matt Swickerath, Valenza
Stephen Herman, Haven
Terry Koval, Farm Burger
Darrell Rice, Tavern 99
Todd Richards, Ritz Carlton Buckhead
Tickets to the Mother Clucker cost $35, which includes fried chicken tastings from participating chefs and two Jim Beam drinks or Sweetwater beers. Additional drinks are available for purchase as well as High Road Craft Ice Cream.
Rosebud's Parking Lot (View)
1397 N. Highland Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30306
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Dog Friendly: No|