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Andre Prince Jeffries

Chef / Nashville, TN
Andre Prince Jeffries
Photo by Andrea Behrends

James Beard Award winner
Title: Chef
Location: Nashville, TN
Establishment: Prince's Hot Chicken Shack

Why she's a big deal: She and her family created the hot chicken that is the inspiration for what is now known as "Nashville Hot Chicken" and the Music City Hot Chicken Festival. Prince's Hot Chicken Shack was named one of "America's Classics" by the James Beard Foundation.