Eater Atlanta – The first set of restaurant stalls have opened for business inside the much-anticipated Chattahoochee Food Works, the latest addition to the growing collection of food halls now found in and around Atlanta. The sprawling 31-stall market and test kitchen in the city’s Underwood Hills neighborhood is a collaboration between celebrity chef and Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern and Robert Montwaid — the man behind Gansevoort Market in New York City.
Zimmern and Montwaid see the market as a snapshot of the Atlanta food scene, with stalls featuring everything from brick-oven pizzas, decadent cookies, ramen, and Southern and soul food twists on breakfast to dishes influenced by the foods found in South Africa, Thailand, and India.
The pair say they want to fill Chattahoochee Food Works with chefs and culinary entrepreneurs seeking an accessible entry point to experiment with and grow their food businesses in Atlanta. This includes focusing on providing women, people of color, and immigrants with equitable opportunities to break onto the Atlanta dining scene.
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