Ben Ford at Ford's Filling Station - LA Live


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.


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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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"A little hidden culinary oasis next to the repair shop. @caseyfelton tears it up in a kitchen the size of a shoebox. Another successful nosh with my professional eating partner @banh_oui #idigit"
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"Norbert continues to make the world a little better place with his perfectly curated cheese boards. I had the pleasure of working next to the @thecheesestoreofbeverlyhills for a few years and it's still my favorite back door sneak in."
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