Plus greater updates on the boutique grocery store starting later this year in the Makers Building at Selig’s The Works.

Robert Montwaid, writer of New York’s Gansevoort Market, Tuesday through Selig introduced a partnership with Celebrity Chef Andrew Zimmern to curate his new Chattahoochee Food Works concept.

The boutique grocery store is starting later this 12 months within the Makers Building at Selig’s The Works, an eighty-acre adaptive combined-use improvement in Atlanta’s “Upper Westside” neighborhood.

Andrew Zimmern is a 4-time James Beard Award-prevailing TV character, chef, creator, and instructor, regarded for his work as Executive Producer and Host of Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods franchise.

In 2015, Zimmern launched Passport Hospitality which provides consulting services to diverse restaurant and retail initiatives and oversees several manufacturers which includes the quick service concept Andrew Zimmern’s Canteen and Lucky Cricket, a present-day Chinese eating place at The Shops at West End in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.

“Atlanta and the Southeast, in widespread, have a thriving culinary scene with a number of the maximum incredible restaurants and the most charming food culture in the country,” Zimmern stated in the declaration.

“At Chattahoochee Food Works, we’re recruiting the region’s top chef expertise and set the level for them to attempt new concepts or menu items. The Works is a thrill for all and sundry at Passport. We want to make this a landmark and inclusive venture for all because the food of the south is America’s meals in each sense of the phrase.”

Zimmern and Montwaid previously collaborated on The Dayton’s Food Hall and Market in downtown Minneapolis.

For Chattahoochee Food Works, Zimmern will act as a culinary guide to Montwaid.

“Very few human beings have tasted as many unique and interesting foods as Andrew,” Montwaid said.

“He has experienced the maximum uncommon dishes from each way of life around the arena. Together, we’re excited to paintings with mounted Atlanta chefs and inspire them to experiment with dishes that aren’t served some other place, developing culinary services one-of-a-kind to Chattahoochee Food Works.”

The 16,000-square-foot marketplace will characteristic international fare, chef-driven activities and enjoyment, a take a look at the kitchen, an indoor/outside bar, gathering areas, and artisanal marketplace shops.

Its outdoor location spills out onto The Spur, 1 / 4-mile linear park strolling thru Phase One of the challenge.

Selig started out acquiring the eighty-acre, one-million-square-foot industrial web site for more than 70 years in the past.

The Works has been master deliberate for 350,000 rectangular toes of retail and enjoyment, 500,000 square toes of workplace space, 500 residences, 200 resort rooms and thirteen acres of green area.

Phase one of the improvement spans 27 acres and consists of 485,000 rectangular feet of space, together with 260,000 rectangular toes of retail and 225,000 rectangular feet of the workplace.

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