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1st annual Mother Clucker Fried Chicken Fest this weekend

mothercluckerFans of delicious and artery clogging food will have some very hard decisions to make this weekend. In addition to Baconfest, this Saturday Ron Eyester celebrates the South’s most famous fried foul with the 1st annual Mother Clucker Fried Chicken Festival.

Eyester has enlisted a collection of Atlanta chefs, some of whom I know can make a killer fried chicken, to offer up their best fried bird for a panel of judges as well as the people’s choice award. Hosted in a tented lot next to Rosebud in Morningside (i.e. rain or shine), the event runs from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. and includes live music, bourbon, beer, and plenty of fried chicken.

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 are $35/ea (purchased here) and includes fried chicken tastings from all of the participating chefs and two Jim Beam drinks or Sweetwater beers.

- By Jon Watson, Food & More blog

11 comments Add your comment

Falls City Bulldawg

March 29th, 2012
3:16 pm

Did you mean “famous fried fowl?”


March 29th, 2012
4:17 pm

I think I’ll steer clear of the cess pool of the south and head to north GA.

Timbo the Finnish Fiord Fan

March 29th, 2012
5:28 pm

I wonder if there will be any hipsters there…


March 30th, 2012
6:09 am

Just like everything else – price is out of range for most – let only the elite show up. We don’t want you Seniors, etc.


March 30th, 2012
6:49 am

With all that said, is their fried chicken good? Never been there.


March 30th, 2012
7:26 am

Well since this is the FIRST annual Mother Clucker Fried Chicken Fest…no one has been there. DUH


March 30th, 2012
10:42 am

Fried chicken makes life worth living.


March 30th, 2012
4:53 pm

How much for one wing I sure am hungry , how about a SIP.


March 30th, 2012
7:30 pm

Anyone who pays to eat food from that list of worthless cooks is a sucker.


March 31st, 2012
12:24 am

I sure hope there are plenty of portolets!


March 31st, 2012
11:19 am

I thought Mother Cluckers was a resturant? Who knew?