Atlanta welcomed back it’s largest international food festival known as Culinary Passport Atlanta which was hosted at the new beautiful Stave Room featuring an open distillery display in Midtown Atlanta.
This celebration of culinary diversity displayed everything that is great about Atlanta’s growing international scene. Culinary enthusiasts had the opportunity to sample carefully selected dishes from various restaurants around the city. Participating restaurants included: Antica Posta, A-Priori, Babylon Café, Divan, Feedal Bistro, Happy Hour Cuisine, Ike Café & Grill, Imperial Fez, Kabob Hut, La Sabrosita, Mami’s Empanada, NaanStop, and Tiki Iniki and DiningOut Magazine, event partner.
Faven Ressom, the visionary force behind Culinary Passport Atlanta received a proclamation for the City of Atlanta presented by Councilman Andre Dickens. Culinary Passport Atlanta also honored Chef Pano I. Karatosses, executive chef at Kyma and Chef DeeDee Niyomkul, owner and executive chef at Nan, Tuk Thai Food Loft and Chai Yo for their continuous contribution to Atlanta’s international culinary scene.
A portion of the proceeds from the event was donated to The Covenant House, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that protects homeless youth and provides them with safe shelter and facilities that offer support to improve their lives. For more information on Culinary Passport click here.
Photo credit: Erin Kyle & The Quintessential Gentleman