Minden native Chef Hardette Harris will have the opportunity to cook a course of the Country Roads 2017 Small Town Chef’s awards dinner this weekend.
Harris said she feels honored to be able to cook a portion of the meal this year, and the award is a testament to north Louisiana cuisine.
“I was Louisianan of the Year, and I’ve just gotten so much support,” she said. “It just further validates north Louisiana cuisine. If there’s 15 finalists and they choose me among the south Louisianan chefs, and for them reach up north and select the greens and ham hocks and the