Richard Blais and Concentrics Restaurants announced that recent “Top Chef All-Stars” winner Richard Blais will be opening a restaurant in MidtownAtlanta. The opening is currently slated for Winter 2011. Located in the former Globe Space, Blais will be serving “simple American food that tastes great”.
“I’m extremely enthusiastic about partnering with Bob Amick, Todd Rushing and the whole Concentrics family!” said Richard Blais. “Having previously worked with Concentrics at ONE. midtown kitchen, I’m honored to be teaming up with them again in this newfound partnership. I’m super excited about getting ‘back on the line’ and doing it in Atlanta this upcoming year.”
Perhaps most recognizable as the recent winner of Bravo’s “Top Chef All-Stars,” Richard Blais has played an influential role in hospitality for the last 15 years. His wildly creative approach to cooking and cuisine led to the establishment of Trail Blais, a forward-thinking culinary company that has consulted on, designed, and operated some of Atlanta’s most popular eateries. His creative take on American food has been featured on Food Network, Discovery Science and PBS and in numerous publications including InStyle, The New York Times and Food & Wine magazine.
“I am thrilled that I can participate in the opportunity to anchor Blais in Atlanta. We are all looking forward to having a space where Blais can offer his talents to his fans on a nightly basis,” states Bob Amick, Concentrics Restaurants Owner.
Blais will be Executive Chef/Partner of the Midtown concept and will manage everything from menu development, execution, concept design and more.