2018 Atlanta Rising Stars

2018 Atlanta Rising Stars

TASTING GALA AND AWARDS CEREMONY

        Tuesday, February 20, 2018         

SunTrust Park
755 Battery Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

5:45pm VIP Reception  
6:30pm Awards Ceremony
7:00pm to 10:00pm Gala

$85 General Admission 

Enjoy 14 dishes, 14 beverage pairings, and 3 signature cocktails

$125 VIP Reception* 

*Also include a private reception featuring Sturia Caviar and Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte

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Charity Partner: The Giving Kitchen

Rising Stars Award Winners

Chefs

Brett Ashcraft
Queenie's | Canton

Spencer Gomez
Holeman & Finch | Atlanta

Jonathan Kallini
Bacchanalia | Atlanta

Jason Liang
Brush Sushi Izakaya | Decatur

Richard Neal
Five & Ten | Athens

Parnass Savang
Talat Market | Atlanta

Joey Ward
Gunshow | Atlanta

Concept

Bryan Furman
B's Cracklin' BBQ | Atlanta and Savannah

Community

Adam Beauchamp, David Stein, and Chris Herron
Creature Comforts Brewery | Athens

Pastry Chef

Sarah O'Brien
Little Tart Bakeshop | Atlanta

Artisans

Eric Arillo
La Calavera Bakery | Decatur

Jared Karr
East Pole Coffee Co. | Atlanta

Elaine Read & Matt Weyandt
Xocolatl Small Batch Chocolate | Atlanta

Sommelier

Melissa Davis
Staplehouse | Atlanta

Bartenders

David Chapman
Kimball House | Decatur

Evan Milliman
Ticonderoga Club | Atlanta

Restaurateurs

Todd Ginsberg, Shelley Sweet, and Jennifer and Ben Johnson
The General Muir | Atlanta

Host Chefs

Rory Bancroft
Terrapin Taproom & Fox Barbecue

Paul Padua
Delaware North Corporate Pastry Chef at SunTrust Park

Pete Smithing
Delaware North at SunTrust Park

Juan Peña 
AG at the Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta