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.
Katie Button's first cookbook Cúrate: Authentic Spanish Food from an American Kitchen is a peek inside the kitchen of her award-winning restaurant, Cúrate. This cookbook features 125 recipes celebrating the vibrant flavors and broad appeal of Spanish food. Button brings the cuisine at Cúrate into the kitchen of every home cook, showing readers how to re-create classic Spanish dishes and adapt them using American seasonal ingredients. From cherished traditions like Tortilla Espanola and Chicken Paella to mouthwatering new favorites like Ham and Cheese Stuffed Fried Pork Chops and Ribeye Steak with Blue Cheese Sauce, to celebratory drinks and desserts like The Perfect Gin and Tonic and Almond Cake with Cream Sherry and Brandy—Cúrate brings Spain to you.