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Kevin Gillespie to leave Woodfire Grill, E.J. Hodgkinson named executive chef

Woodfire Grill announced today that chef Kevin Gillespie will be leaving at the end of the year to open a new restaurant. In his place, Chef de Cuisine E.J. Hodgkinson has been promoted to the position of executive chef. Earlier this year, Gillespie left his role as co-owner at Woodfire to focus more on two upcoming cookbooks "and other ventures," which led to some speculation about his plans to leave the restaurant.

Reservations Required: Atlanta Food Events, Aug. 13-19: Supper Club at Watershed, Rieslings at Woodfire Grill, benefit for Share Our Strength

Supper Club at Watershed on Peachtree on Tues., Aug. 14 Watershed on Peachtree will be hosting the Atlanta Community Food Bank’s Supper Club dining event. 20 percent of each diner’s tab for the evening benefits Atlanta’s Table, the prepared food rescue project of the Food Bank.

Woodfire Grill

Executive chef Kevin Gillespie draws the crowds, but Woodfire’s ace service staff works tirelessly to ensure that the Woodfire experience surpasses expectations.

Checking in with Kevin Gillespie

I caught up with Woodfire Grill's Kevin Gillespie during his recent demo at Piedmont Park's Greenmarket and quizzed him about his thoughts on the spate the restaurant closings, his plans for future projects and some of his favorite spots around town.

Eating Around: Frank Ski Celebrity Wine Tasting, Kevin’s Green Market demo, and more

Every week, we give you a detailed calendar of upcoming dining events to help you navigate the weekend’s culinary festivities. Friday, December 11 HANUKKAH AT ALON’S The Jewish Festival of Lights begins at sundown today, and to help celebrate, Alon’s will offer traditional noshes during the holiday season, including braised beef brisket, potato latkes, noodle kugel, rugelach, and M

Woodfire Grill

Woodfire Grill on Cheshire Bridge Road has undergone many changes in the last year, but its most essential trademark endures. The sweet, smoky aromas drifting from the open kitchen at the dining room's entrance still tranquilize as if a lullaby had dissolved into fragrance. Borrowed from the playbook of California cuisine, the layout places the focal point of cooking directly in the path of newly arrived guests, who inhale scents evocative of campfire and barbecue en route to their table. Those first wafts anchor the meal. They communicate the tone and ambitions of the restaurant more effectively than words on a menu ever could. And now they act as an aromatic through-line that connects the restaurant’s past with its recent and remarkable reinvention.

This Week in Food: Ted Allen, Taste of Atlanta, and more!

Friday, October 9 TED ALLEN Food Network personality Ted Allen will do for Atlantans what he does on his shows Food Detectives and the upcoming Chopped: offer helpful tricks on how to excel in the kitchen. Visiting the city for Taste of Atlanta, Allen will hold a Q&A session with a select few about the ins and outs of wines and food preparation. All of this is in con

Woodfire Grill to throw a benefit for flood-damaged Love Is Love farm on Oct. 11

This just in from the press release files: Kevin Gillespie and the other partners of Woodfire Grill will throw a wine dinner benefit to help Love Is Love Farm, run by dedicated local food advocates Judith Winfrey and Joe Reynolds. Their farm sustained heavy damage during last week's floods.

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