Bacchanalia gets a new executive chef and other top Atlanta food news from the week
Here are the stories that made a splash in the Atlanta food world, plus what to eat, drink, buy and cook this week.
Joe Schafer has left Bacchanalia for a position as executive chef at Philips Arena. / Photo: Star Provisions
Restaurant and dining news
A year and a half after taking charge of culinary operations at Bacchanalia, Joe Schafer has left the restaurant. He has accepted a position as executive chef at Philips Arena, home to the Atlanta Hawks.
Replacing Schafer as exec chef at Bacchanalia is Jonathan Kallini, who served as the restaurant’s chef de cuisine for the last four years. Read more about Schafer’s decision to leave the restaurant.
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