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Founder Michele Stumpe receives Atlanta Business Chronicle’s annual “Women Who Mean Business” award for 2015

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Michele Stumpe – Co-Founder of Children of Conservation

Michele was one of 21 women who received the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s annual “Women Who Mean Business” award, which honors the region’s most influential women in business from all professions. Honorees were recognized during a special ceremony on October 22nd 2015 at the Loews Midtown Hotel and profiled in the latest edition of the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The award recognizes women who have demonstrated leadership and made impactful change. Winners are characterized by their commitment to their community and pioneering new paths in business.

To view the article as it appears in the paper click here.

 

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Eats & Beats Chef Highlight

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Chef Garrett Teckmyer – The Big Ketch

On My Bucket List – “Travel to Italy, Open my own restaurant, and learn to fly a plane.”

Fun Fact:  “I was in the Marine Corp.”

Favorite Culinary Memory:  “Cooking with my grandmother.”
What I’ll be Serving at Eats & Beats:  “Tuna poke over Asian Quinoa Salad.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chef Jackson Smith – Honeysuckle Gelato

On My Bucket List – “Own a farm. Sell said farm. Move back to the city.”

Fun Fact:  “I can hardly smell. My production assistant is responsible for all taste testing.”

Best Day of My Life:  “My son was born during Snowpocalypse 2014. It was the scariest, most hectic, and best day of my life. ”
What I’ll be Serving at Eats & Beats:  “A selection of gelato, with accompanying toppings.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chef Robert Rambo – Smash

On My Bucket List – “Traveling the world. Cooking for the President.  Opening my own restaurant.”

Fun Fact:  “I am very shy.”

Favorite Culinary Memory:  “When I started as the executive chef at Smash Kitchen & Bar.”

What I’ll be Serving at Eats & Beats:  “Watermelon Salad, Serrano Chilis, Pickled Onion, Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette.”
Best Thing about Eats & Beats: “Eating, Drinking and Listening to music for great causes.”
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chef Zeb Stevenson – Watershed on Peachtree

On My Bucket List – “Cycle the Alpe d’Huez. Drive the length of the Pacific Highway. Find a signed copy of “On the Road.”

Fun Fact:  “I have hyper-elastic skin. ”

Favorite Culinary Memory:  “Taking turns as a child hand-cranking an ice cream machine and then enjoying the fruits of our labor.”

Best Thing about Eats & Beats– “Watching the crowd get down to Yacht Rock after they’ve copped a quality buzz is worth the price of admission alone!”

 

 

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Chef Jeffrey Gardner – Common Quarter

On My Bucket List: “#1 – Appear on the Price is Right, #2 – Travel to every continent except Antarctica, #3 – Play in an event at the World Series of Poker!”

Fun Fact:  “I’m pretty good with voices and impressions.”

Best Day of My Life:  “The 3rd day of my honeymoon, where my wife and I drove to the Willamette Calley in Oregon.  We had a private wine tasting at Soter Vineyards, spend the rest of the day at the Allison Inn’s spa facilities, and then had a fantastic dinner on their property.  Best. Day.  Ever.”
Best Thing about Eats & Beats: “You get to sample food from some truly great restaurants, hear one of the tightest bands in Atlanta and support two worthwhile causes!”

What I’ll be Serving at Eats & Beats:  “Marinated shrimp, mussels, clams, and crab; heirloom tomatoes and olives over sweet corn panna cotta.”

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Chef Ryan J. Smith – Southbound

Favorite Culinary Memory – “Graduation day at CIA.”
Fun Fact:  “I was once a teenage ninja mutant turtle.”

Best Thing about Eats & Beats– “Money goes to a great cause and folks get to hang out with us weirdos.”

What I’ll be Serving at Eats & Beats:  “A specialty dish with duck from White Oak Pastures – a really cool no-waste farm where everything is natural and the animals are free-range and well cared for.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chef Jeffrey McGar – Guaco Joe’s

On My Bucket List – “1) Open multiple restaurants 2)Watch my kids grow up to be men 3) Enjoy Life!”

Fun Fact:  “I love to restore old school muscle cars. ”

Favorite Culinary Memory:  “Successful completion of the 2015 Masters tournament as the Culinary Director at Club Magnolia Hospitality Resort in Augusta. It was a week long event and we impressed 3500 people with our 5 Star provisions and amenities.”
Best Thing about Eats & Beats: “It’s a high energy event with great networking opportunities, innovative food and great music! ”

What I’ll be Serving at Eats & Beats:  “Spicy Chicken Tinga Taco, Beef Barbacoa Taco, Agua Frescas.”

 

 

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Chef Ian Winslade – Paces & Vine

On My Bucket List – ”Visit the Seychelles, Own a vintage Race Car, Retire to California”

Fun Fact:  “I’m a big kid at heart!”

Favorite Culinary Memory:  “We cooked for Julia Child’s 80th birthday party, and all of the top chefs in the world were there, including Joel Robuchon, Georges Blanc and Freddy Girardet.”

Best Thing about Eats & Beats– “It’s a lot of great fun for great causes!”

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Chef Richard Lee – Davio’s

On My Bucket List – “Travel around the world, Go skydiving, Have my dream home.”

Fun Fact:  “I love outdoor activities like camping, cycling and hiking”

Favorite Culinary Memory:  “Cooking at the James Beard House as a Guest Chef”

Best Thing about Eats & Beats– “Enjoying cuisines from different restaurants and enjoying great music all at one stop. ”Contributing to 2 great causes and dancing to Yacht Rock!”

What We’ll be Serving at Eats & Beats:  “Hand rolled Potato Gnocchi with Organic Mushrooms, Basil and Truffle Oil”

Best Thing about Eats & Beats– “The line-up of incredible restaurants encompasses the best Atlanta has to offer!”

 
 
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