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June 21, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$80 – $85

SOLD OUT: Fresh Plates Series: Thomas Davis


June 21, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$80 – $85
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Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping, and learning from Chef Thomas Davis of The Betty, St. Julep and Willow Bar in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

Born and raised in Dahlonega, Georgia, Thomas Davis, Executive Chef at The Betty, St. Julep, and Willow Bar, has 16 years of culinary experience specializing in a broad range of cuisines and techniques. In addition to designing and planning menus with an emphasis on local and seasonal ingredients, he has always been hyper-focused on providing the best possible experience for his guests. 

After graduating from Georgia Southern University with a degree in Construction Management in 2006, Davis’ started his career in industrial & commercial construction, before he was ready for a career change and made the leap to the hospitality and fine dining industries. He graduated from The Culinary Institute at Chattahoochee Technical College in 2008.

Chef Thomas Davis, The Betty, St. Julep and Willow Bar

Following graduation, he worked at acclaimed restaurants around Atlanta, including Chef de Cuisine at 5 Seasons Brewing Company, Executive Chef at Bocado Burger, Chef de Cuisine at King + Duke, and Executive Chef at Golden Eagle. In December 2021, he joined the team at The Betty as Chef de Cuisine and was promoted to Executive Chef of The Betty, St. Julep, and Willow Bar in September 2022. In this role, he manages the culinary team and spearheads the day-to-day operations and food menus for all three concepts. Throughout his culinary career, Davis has learned from some of the very best chefs in the industry and hopes to pass along that knowledge and wisdom to help train, inspire, and support the next generation of chefs.  

When he’s not in the kitchen, Davis spends his time caring for his two rescue pit bulls, hiking, gardening, raising chickens, and traveling all with his girlfriend, Danielle.

Schedule: Wednesday, June 21, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Fee: $85 ($80 Members)
Deadline: One week before session

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Please note: The Garden rolled out a new digital membership system recently, and you will need your new member number when registering. If you haven’t received your new member number or have questions, please find more information on this page prior to registering.