THE RITZ-CARLTON, ATLANTA

181 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30303 USA
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Atlanta Grill: Culinary Team

  Chef Michael Treanor, Chef de Cuisine
  Brian White, Sommelier

Chef Michael Treanor, Chef de Cuisine



Michael Treanor

A professional chef for 15 years, Michael Treanor grew up amid the rich cuisine of “The Hostess City of the South,” Savannah, Georgia. He takes great pleasure by infusing southern ingredients and flavor into his culinary dishes. Chef Michael is the Chef de Cuisine and oversees the menus and dishes in Atlanta Grill and Lumen.

He launched his professional career as a Sous Chef in The Dining Room at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, featuring sophisticated cuisine in the celebrated neighborhood. Chef Michael recently created modern California cuisine with European, Mediterranean and Asian influences for Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California. He has since returned home to Georgia to create Southern-influenced cuisine at The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta.
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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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