How LA's Honey's Kettle Has Been Perfecting Fried Chicken for 40 Years — First Person

At Honey’s Kettle in LA, chef Vincent Williams has been perfecting the art of making crispy fried chicken over the last 40 years. Inspired by colonial-style frying, his restaurant serves 50,000 pieces of fresh fried chicken per week.

Producer: Carla Francescutti
Directors: Carla Francescutti, Murilo Ferreira
Associate Producer: Julia Hess
Camera: Carla Francescutti, Murilo Ferreira
Editor: Christian Moreno

Executive Producer: Stephen Pelletteri
Development Producer: McGraw Wolfman
Supervising Producer: Stefania Orrù
Audience Development: Avery Dalal, Frances Dumlao, Terri Ciccone
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20 Replies to “How LA's Honey's Kettle Has Been Perfecting Fried Chicken for 40 Years — First Person”

  1. Love his passion, but people please use a strainer when washing any raw food in a sink, and then clean and sanitize and dry the sink, no disrespect to the restaurant much success.

  2. Hes making a huge deal of frying some chicken and practically calls himself and his family the best cooks for frying chicken I CANT XDD

  3. there's no such thing as "healthy" fried food my dude 😂 but those do look good

  4. i'm born and raised in L.A, and after all these years i still haven't had Honey Kettle. shame on me.

  5. Now this is the type of videos under should be produced. This guy is amazing and I've never wanted fried chicken so bad in my life

  6. If I ever wanted to go to L.A., it would be so I could eat at this man's restaurant.

  7. Beautiful. Thank you for your love and passion. We appreciate you. Love from Sydney. xxx

  8. WTF!!!! Don’t they clean the chicken with water before they add the spices and marinade?Knowing that, I’m not going to be having fried chicken anymore

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