Ben Ford at Ford's Filling Station - LA Live

About Ben Ford

Chef Ben Ford officially earned his cooking stripes at some of the country’s most established restaurants and alongside several of America’s most treasured culinary icons. His acclaimed restaurant concept, Ford’s Filling Station, is based on the fundamentals of teaching, cooking and foraging, and was awarded the prestigious Cochon555 prize. Despite all the accolades and achievements, it’s the large-scale home entertaining he grew up with that’s fueling his current passion.


  • Contestant
    Iron Chef America
  • Top 10 Hot Spots
    Angeleno magazine
  • Best of LA: Best Polenta
    Los Angeles magazine
  • 99 Essential LA Restaurants
    LA Weekly

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"Cooked all day. Now a little dinner before my book signing @barnesandnoble kitchen Legacy West in Plano, Tx. My new home away from home."
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"Building paella w chicken, pork belly, pork meatballs, chorizo, shrimp & clams"
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"Getting ready for a clam bake west coast style. This spin uses chorizo instead of andouille, dungeoness crab in lieu of lobster, and of course, I have to add California artichokes. #tamingthefeast #beachday"
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