Known for his hospitality and spirits expertise, Jerry Slater has spent time at Charlie Trotter’s in Chicago and The Oakroom at the Seelbach Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. Slater next landed in Atlanta as consulting creator of One Flew South, named one of the world’s best airport restaurants. He then left the airport to open H. Harper Station, where he gained critical accolades for his cocktail and spirits program. Slater and his wife, Krista, recently opened their bar and restaurant, The Expat, in Athens, Georgia. Slater is a longtime member of the Southern Foodways Alliance and co-author of The Southern Foodways Alliance Guide to Cocktails.