Chef Katie Button is a Southern chef with a scientific mind who honed her craft in the kitchens of some of the world’s best chefs, most notably Ferran Adria and Jose Andres. She is now the executive chef and co-owner of Cúrate Bar de Tapas and Nightbell in Asheville, NC, which have earned world-wide recognition and accolades and Button a place among Food & Wine's Best New Chefs in 2015. In October 2016, she released her first cookbook, Cúrate: Authentic Spanish Food from an American Kitchen, offering up recipes for home cooks that celebrate her love of Spain and Southern heritage. Chef Button recently completed the expansion of Cúrate Bar de Tapas, adding a jamoneria with charcuterie to go and a bar inspired by the vermuterias of Spain, with cocktails and a selection of Spanish vermouth, sherry and cider on tap and by the bottle. Find her online at Katie Button and @chefkatiebutton.