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Ashley Christensen

Chef / Raleigh, NC
Ashley Christensen
Photo by Abigail Blosser

James Beard Award winner
Title: Chef
Location: Raleigh, NC
Establishment: Poole's Downtown Diner, Beasley’s Chicken + Honey, Chuck’s, Fox Liquor Bar, Joule Coffee

Why she's a big deal: An active member of Southern Foodways Alliance and founder of Stir the Pot. She was awarded "Best Chef: Southeast" by the James Beard Foundation.