About Jad Driggers

Jad Driggers is the chef, husband and Mr. Mom behind New South Food Company. New South started as a catering and personal chef business but has quickly gained a following in the food blogging community. He specializes in gourmet southern dishes with a New South twist - think country French meets the South. Jad graduated from Johnson & Wales University in 1998 and started his professional culinary career in Charleston, SC. While in Charleston, he worked at several award-winning restaurants including 82 Queen, and for James Beard-nominated Chef Bob Waggoner at The Charleston Grill. In addition to New South Food Company, Jad also hones his culinary skills at local Atlanta restaurant- Ink and Elm.
Apr 7

Recipe: Breakfast Quiche

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Breakfast Quiche 1

We’re delighted to welcome back Jad from New South Food Company. Jad specializes in gourmet southern dishes with a New South twist, and we’re thrilled to have another one of his recipes for you today. Take it away, Jad!

Feb 28

Recipe: Pimms No.1 Sangria Cocktail

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Recipe: Pimm's No.1 Cocktail Sangria

We’re delighted to introduce Jad from New South Food Company. Jad specializes in gourmet southern dishes with a New South twist, and we’re thrilled to have one of his recipes for you today. Take it away, Jad!

This is a twist on a traditional Pimm’s cocktail which is served at The Napoleon House in New Orleans and is a Mardi Gras tradition. Nothing says it’s party time like a big pitcher of sangria stuffed with colorful fruit! This recipe combines the two recipes into one magical drink fit for a Mardi Gras celebration.

Feb 7

Recipe: Vermont Cheddar Mac and Cheese with Pancetta

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Vermont Cheddar Mac and Cheese with Pancetta from Jad of New South Food CompanyWe’re delighted today to introduce Jad from New South Food Company. Jad specializes in gourmet southern dishes with a New South twist, and we’re thrilled to welcome his recipes to How to Decorate over the next couple of months. Our mouths are already watering over this first recipe, so we can’t wait to see what dishes he has in store for us!