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Celebrity Chef G. Garvin Opens New Restaurant at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport
10 July ,2013

News Release
July 10, 2013


Reese McCranie
(404) 382-2319
reese.mccranie@atlanta-airport.com

Media Advisory


Celebrity Chef G. Garvin Opens New Restaurant at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

Low Country Restaurant located on Concourse A

WHO: Louis Miller, General Manager, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

Chef G. Garvin, celebrity chef and owner, Low Country Restaurant

Patrick Fischer, Director of Culinary & Strategic Sourcing, Hojeij Branded Foods

Paul Brown, Director of Concessions, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

WHAT: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will host the grand opening of celebrity chef G. Garvin’s Low Country Restaurant. This newest concept restaurant will focus on southern cuisine with a healthy twist for travelers at the world’s busiest airport.

One-on-one interviews are available to interested media outlets.

WHEN: Thursday, July 11, 2013

10:00 a.m. (media meets in Airport Atrium)

10:30 a.m. (event begins in Concourse A)

WHERE: Low Country Restaurant – Concourse A, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, 6000 North Terminal Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30320

NOTES: Media attending the event are required to proceed through security checkpoint screening and must arrive by 10:00 a.m. for escort. Please meet at the clock tower in the atrium.

Attendees must bring a valid photo ID. No liquids or gels are permitted unless they are in three-ounce or smaller containers and in a one-quart zip-top bag.

Please RSVP to Reese McCranie at reese.mccranie@atlanta-airport.com by 9:00 a.m. Thursday, July 11.

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About Chef G. Garvin
Acclaimed Chef, Cookbook Author, Television Host, James Beard Nominee, and Philanthropist, all words that describe Chef Gerry Garvin, simply known as G. Garvin. Chef Garvin started his culinary career in his hometown, Atlanta, Georgia at the Ritz Carlton-Downtown, as the youngest line cook in the gourmet dining room. He was chosen to move to Palm Springs, California to open the Ritz Carlton-Rancho Mirage, where he worked under Chef Jean Pierre Dubray. With a promising career ahead, he relocated to Los Angeles, California, took on a position as the dining room Sous Chef at Noa Noa. After spending 3 years there, Chef Gavin then headed to the Four Seasons, Beverly Hills. He went on to become the Executive Chef of Morton’s and Kass Bah. After spending some time in Los Angeles, Garvin returned to Atlanta to work with the Buckhead Life Group at Veni Vidi Vici and Pricci. He later returned to Los Angeles and partnered with Keyshawn Johnson to open Reign Restaurant. After Reign was off to a great start, Chef Garvin opened his signature restaurant, G Garvin’s, where he continued to cater to and host High Profile dinners for such clients as Former President Bill Clinton to Halle Berry to the Former Prime Minister of Israel.

Chef Garvin continued to make a name for himself, as he is in the homes of millions for 7 seasons on the TV One network with, Turn Up the Heat with G. Garvin (airing in the US and Brazil). His increasing popularity earned this talented artist a second series on the same network entitled G. Garvin: The Road Tour. Eventually, Food Networks’ Cooking Channel tapped him to host the series, Road Trip with G Garvin. This show is currently in its second seaso

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