Rising Star Chef Chad Guay of Crave - Biography

Atlanta, GA

November 2011

A graduate of the Art Institute of Atlanta, 2007 Atlanta Rising Star Pastry Chef Chad Guay has held positions in kitchens around Atlanta, staging at the The Dining Room at the Ritz-Carlton under Chef Bruno Menard and working with both Gary Mennie and Carvel Grant-Gould at Canoe. He moved to Orlando to help Chef Todd Immel open Luma on Park; it was during his time at Luma that he began to focus on pastry.

Guay returned to Atlanta and transitioned into working for pastry chef Jonathan St. Hilaire, making pastry for various venues around Atlanta. In 2006, Chad once again teamed up with Immel, this time at Table 1280, the sleek, spacious and modern restaurant across from the High Museum of Modern Art. These days, he has shifted to the savory side, as Executive Chef-Partner at Crave restaurant and lounge in Atlanta.