2007 Atlanta Rising Stars

2007 Atlanta Rising Stars
  • Tasting Gala and Awards Ceremony

    Buy Tickets for New Orleans Rising StarsWednesday, October 10, 2007

    7:00pm-9:30pm
    VIP Reception at 6:00pm
    Awards Ceremony at 6:30pm
    Tasting Gala to follow

    Georgia Aquarium
    225 Baker Street
    Atlanta, GA 30313

    Glimpse the future of Atlanta dining at our walk-around tasting gala and awards ceremony. Enjoy signature dishes from up-and-coming culinary stars from the top restaurants in town. All dishes are paired with ultra-premium wines selected by the Rising Star Sommelier.

    Tickets: $95 per person; $150 VIP admission includes a private pre-event reception with vintage Nicolas Feuillatte Palmes d’Or Champagne and caviar, plus early entrance to the gala.

  • Atlanta Rising Stars Award Winners

    CHEFS

    Hugh Acheson Five and Ten
    Drew Belline Floataway Café
    Linton Hopkins Restaurant Eugene
    Mihoko Obunai Repast
    Hector Santiago Pura Vida
    Drew Van Leuvan Room at TWELVE

    PASTRY CHEFS

    Chad Guay Table 1280
    Joe Truex Repast
    SUSTAINABILITY CHEF
    Dave Larkworthy 5 Seasons
    HOTEL CHEF
    Nick Oltarsh Lobby at TWELVE
    CONCEPT CHEF
    Ford Fry

    JCT Kitchen

    RESTAURATEUR
    Kevin Rathbun Rathbun's, Krog Bar, Kevin Rathbun Steak
    SOMMELIER
    Vajra Stratigos Fifth Group Restaurants
    MIXOLOGIST
    Eric Simpkins Trois
    MENTOR CHEF
    Anne Quatrano Bacchanalia, Quinones, Floataway Café and Star Provisions

  • How to Make it Panel

    Join us as our Rising Stars discuss how they "made it" in the challenging culinary profession

    Tuesday, October 9, 2007
    3:00 - 4:30 PM

    Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Atlanta
    1927 Lakeside Parkway, Tucker, GA

    Featuring the Rising Star Chefs and Pastry Chefs, this seminar gives chefs, cooks, and culinary students the opportunity to learn how to advance their careers and to discuss the challenges and rewards of the industry.

    FREE ADMISSION for food industry professionals.
  • Industry-only After-Party

    Wednesday, October 10, 2007
    10:30 PM – 2:30 AM

    JCT Bar
    1198 Howell Mill Road, Suite 18
    Atlanta,GA

    Open to food industry professionals only!