Hopes to open two more restaurants in the next two years
Ian Winslade, executive chef and co-owner of Paces & Vine, is moving to a new role as culinary director for both Paces & Vine and Virginia-Highland mainstay Murphy’s. Ryan Burger has taken over the day-to-day cooking as chef de cuisine at Paces & Vine, while Ricky Navas helms Murphy’s. Both will continue to work closely with Winslade on menu development.
Chef Ian Winslade to serve ‘neighborhood comfort food’
It took Tom Murphy thirty years, but he’s finally expanding his empire. The founder of Murphy’s in Virginia-Highland got his start selling hot dogs in Peachtree Battle. He opened Murphy’s as a basement deli and eventually grew it to the comfort food spot it is today. Come mid-September, Murphy, executive chef Ian Winslade, and director […]
Stories of local restaurants ‘doing good’ for their customers
Last year, Atlanta's restaurant community attracted national attention for the story of Ryan Hidinger and the Giving Kitchen. An up-and-coming chef with a popular supper club, Hidinger had dreams of opening his own restaurant when he was diagnosed with Stage IV gall bladder cancer. Local restaurants and chefs banded together to stage dinners and fundraisers for Ryan and his wife, Jen, who eventually started the Giving Kitchen, a nonprofit initiative to help restaurant workers in need. Ryan passed away in January, but his restaurant, Staplehouse, could be opening later this year.
ATL Food Chatter: August 1, 2011 (To receive the Chatter and other culinary tidbits directly in your inbox, sign up for our weekly dining newsletter) Ian Winslade was raised in England and worked in restaurants in London, Bermuda, New York and Los Angeles before taking up residence in Atlanta in the 90s. Buckhead Life Restaurant’s Group Bluepointe, where he was opening executive chef in 1999, is probably the restaurant to which his name has been most closely associated over the years. He’s also worked for Tom Catherall at TomTom, Prime Steakhouse, and Shout; the local Jean-Georges Vongerichten concepts Spice Market and Market Buckhead; and more recently at Buckhead Bottle Shop and shuttered 5th Street Cafe.