Chefs to Watch 2017: Trevor Stockton, RT Lodge, Maryville, Tenn.

Chandra Ram

I was introduced to Trevor Stockton and his food during a genuine moment of despair at a conference last spring. We had just wrapped up a fairly sterile presentation about modern cooking techniques that was all science and no flavor, and I was desperate for food that was real, with soul that matched its technical aspirations. Setting aside a quick fantasy of running out to a...