It’s no surprise that Atlanta’s restaurant community will step up when it comes to giving back. On Monday, September 24, 2018, notable personalities from an array of popular Atlanta restaurants will join forces at City Winery at Ponce City Market for a Barrel of Chefs, a dynamic evening filled with eating, drinking and giving back. Hosted by Executive Chef Nicholas Anderson of City Winery, the event will benefit Giving Kitchen and feature an unforgettable five-course dinner created by the combined talent of chefs: Hector Santiago of El Super Pan; Andre Gomez of Porch Light; George Brooks of Botiwalla; Brad Smallwood of The Mercury; Jonathan McDowell of Nine Mile Station; Andy Gonzales of Steinbeck’s Ale House; Woody Back of Table & Main; Chris Wilkins of Root Baking Co.; Arnaldo Castillo of Minero; Christian Perez of City Pharmacy; and Shay Lavi of Rozina Bake House and Coffee. Kicking off with a welcome reception at 6:30 p.m. and with dinner beginning at 7:30 p.m., the guided experience also includes a specialty craft beer and beer cocktail by Second Self Beer Company, hand-selected City Winery wines made by Atlanta’s only winemaker Travis Green, coffee by Dancing Goats Coffee, and much more. “With Chef Nick leading the way, it’s clear City Winery is serious about community engagement, care for restaurant workers and being a curator of culinary excellence in Atlanta. We’re so grateful to be involved, and we can’t wait to break bread with some of the best chefs in Atlanta,” says Bryan Schroeder, Executive Director, Giving Kitchen. Tickets to a Barrel of Chefs at City Winery are $150 per person for ages 21 and up and available for purchase at The direct ticket link is HERE. All proceeds benefit Giving Kitchen, a non-profit organization that provides emergency assistance to restaurant workers through financial support and a network of community resources. WHAT: Barrel of Chefs WHEN: Monday, September 24, 2018

Welcome Reception - 6:30 p.m. Dinner - 7:30 p.m. WHERE: City Winery 650 North Avenue NE #201 Atlanta, GA 30308

COST: Tickets are available for $150 per person (ages 21 and up) by visiting Direct ticket link is HERE. BENEFITING: Giving Kitchen For more information visit,

CONTACT: For more information, visit or call (404) 946-3791. CONNECT: Facebook - Instagram and Twitter - @CityWineryATL Event Hashtag - #BarrelofChefs ABOUT GIVING KITCHEN: Giving Kitchen (GK) is a nonprofit organization that provides emergency assistance to restaurant workers through financial support and a network of community resources in order to create a restaurant community where crisis is met with compassion and care. Since its inception in 2013, GK has given over $1.9 million in crisis grants to over 1,100 restaurant workers throughout 47 Georgia counties. GK’s shift starts when theirs can’t. For more about Giving Kitchen, visit and follow @givingkitchen. ABOUT CITY WINERY: City Winery is the brainchild of Michael Dorf, founder of the iconic Knitting Factory, one of New York’s longest-running music venues. Dorf wanted to create a space where he could combine his shared passions for wine and music, thus opening the first City Winery concept in New York City in 2008. Since then, he has opened locations in Chicago, Nashville, Atlanta, and now, Boston. City Winery strives to deliver the highest-end combined culinary and cultural experience to its customers who are passionate in sharing wine, music, and culinary arts in a unique facility that combines a fully-functioning winery with intimate concerts, food & wine classes, private events, and fine dining.

City Winery provides residents of a busy urban environment the wine country experience in the middle of the city. Patrons can experience a compelling mix of chef-driven cuisine and unique, house-made wines by the glass or bottle while listening to some of the most exciting musical talent in the country. For more information, call (404) 946-3791, or visit City Winery Atlanta is located at Ponce City Market, 650 North Ave NE, Suite #201, Atlanta, GA 30308. Stay connected on Facebook at and on Instagram, and Twitter @CityWineryATL.

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