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The Team

DIEGO GENTILI, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF FOOD & BEVERAGE

Relocating to Atlanta from Kazakhstan, Gentili brings a dynamic world view and accomplished background across the globe to the luxury downtown Atlanta hotel.

Gentili has worked with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company since 2012. Prior to joining The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta team, he served as Senior Food & Beverage Manager overseeing banquets and in-room dining operations at The Ritz-Carlton, Kazakhstan. Previously, he opened The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi as the property’s Bar and Beverage Manager and operated as the pre-opening Food and Beverage trainer for The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo. Gentili began his hospitality career as a kitchen intern at The Ritz-Carlton, Hotel Arts Barcelona, Spain and food and beverage service intern at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

Diego attended Les Roches School of Hotel Management in Switzerland, where he obtained an Associate Degree of Business Administration in Food & Beverage Operations and a Bachelor Degree of Business Administration in International Hotel Management in Finance.

BRIAN WHITE, SOMMELIER

A modern steakhouse needs a wine menu that can pair the perfect varietal with the finest grilled steaks and seafood.  The wine menu at AG was developed by the talented sommelier, Brian White, and offers a thoughtful selection of premium wines from around the world. AG offers over 25 wines by the glass from regions throughout Italy, Germany, France, Argentina, and California.  As an Atlanta-native, White focuses his time on the highly-awarded wine cellar and has developed an expertise and passion for wine throughout his 20 year career. He continues to work toward certification by the Court of Master Sommeliers, and will sit for the Advanced Level exam in the near future.