The Contour of Luxury Summer 2019 - Page 424

KR S ince opening his popular string of namesake establishments, the impressive flood of awards and accolades has been steady and, at times, the best possible way. With the Rathbun name appearing regularly on countless “Best of ” lists: Esquire Magazine (Best New Restaurant), Travel & Leisure (Best New American Restaurant), Bon Appetit (Hot 50 Restaurants), AOL CityGuide (Best Restaurant in Atlanta), Playboy Magazine (Best Steakhouse in Atlanta), Creative Loafing (Best Overall Restaurant and Best Chef) and the hits just keep on coming!. Chef Rathbun is also an in-demand, on-camera guest with countless regular appearances on The Today Show, The Early Show, Good Morning America, Good Day Atlanta, and CNN, to name a few. Kevin has showcased his high-pressure, reality show skills by winning both Iron Chef (by beating friend and TV-rival, Bobby Flay) and Chopped. He’s no stranger to the world of print media either. With a growing roster of features in Food & Wine, The Wall Street Journal, Gourmet, Men’s Journal, Southern Living, Oprah Magazine, Veranda, National Geographic Traveler, and anywhere quality cuisine is covered in print. Chef Kevin has had the good fortune to collaborate with, and learn from, numerous celebrity chefs and restaurateurs like Emeril Lagasse, Bradley Ogden, Stephen Pyles, Ella Brennan and Pano Karatassos. Kevin has cooked for, and is a favorite among, hungry celebrities like Sir Elton John, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Lawrence, Conan O’Brien, Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood, and an ever-growing list of loyal, high-profile fans.