THE RITZ-CARLTON, ATLANTA

181 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30303 USA
Phone:  +1 (404) 659-0400   •  Map & Directions
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Atlanta Grill: Culinary Team

  Chef Ramesh Kaduru, Executive Chef
  Brian White, Sommelier

Chef Ramesh Kaduru, Executive Chef



Ramesh Kaduru
Born and raised in India, Kaduru holds a diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree from S.V. University in India. He is trained in traditional French techniques and experienced in Indian cuisine, and in 2013 he successfully opened the first-ever Indian pop-up restaurant within a Ritz-Carlton hotel. Kaduru looks forward to relocating to the peach state from South Florida, exploring his new city and bringing French and Indian flair to the menu at The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta. His native Indian background will also bring a new dimension to the hotel’s catering capabilities for weddings and other events.
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Brian White, Sommelier



Brian White
Atlanta-native Brian chooses the wines poured throughout the hotel, with special emphasis on the highly-awarded wine cellar in Atlanta Grill to assure superbly paired selections for the menus created by Chef Brian Jones. He is a creative and talented sommelier, as evidenced by the list of wines-by-the-glass he has curated for Lumen, the hotel's lobby bar, which brims with inspired choices. Mr. White developed an expertise and passion for wines over a career spanning 20 years in hospitality, including Maitre'd at the formal dining room at Atlanta's historic members-only Capital City Club. He continues to work toward certification by the Court of Master Sommeliers, and will sit for the Advanced Level exam in the near future.
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