ATLANTA – The Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibit Hall Authority is pleased
to announce the hiring of Nick Alvarez as Executive Chef at the Cobb
Galleria Centre and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. As Executive
Chef, Alvarez will oversee the kitchen and stewarding operations at both
Alvarez has more than 15 years of experience working in a variety of
culinary settings including the Cherokee Town & Country Club, Ansley
Golf Club and as sous chef for Bacchanalia, one of the most recognized
fine-dining restaurants in Atlanta. Most recently, Alvarez was the
executive chef at the Marietta campus of Kennesaw State University.
With a foundation in classical, French training, Alvarez describes his
culinary style as new American, not limited to a specific style or
region but borrowing from a variety of influences.
Alvarez holds a bachelor’s degree in management from Kennesaw State
University and studied culinary arts at Chattahoochee Technical College
and mechanical engineering at Georgia Tech. A west Cobb County resident,
Alvarez is married with one daughter.
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About Cobb Galleria Centre
The Cobb Galleria Centre is located in the beautifully landscaped
88-acre Galleria complex in prestigious northwest Atlanta. Cobb Galleria
Centre is Atlanta’s premier convention facility with 320,000 square feet
of event space, four exhibition halls, 20 meeting rooms, four executive
boardrooms and a grand ballroom. Cobb Galleria Centre had more than
229,000 visitors to 187 events in 2022, resulting in an overall economic
impact of $142 million. For more information, visit cobbgalleria.com 
and follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/CobbGalleria , on Twitter
at @CobbGalleria and on Instagram at instagram.com/cobbgalleria/ .
About Cobb Energy Centre
The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is located at 2800 Cobb Galleria
Parkway in northwest Atlanta, inside the Perimeter. Cobb Energy Centre
is a premier venue for opera, concerts, Broadway shows, ballet,
educational shows, family shows and corporate meetings and events. The
Centre hosts two resident companies, the Atlanta Ballet and The Atlanta
Opera. The facility includes the 2,750-seat John A. Williams Theatre,
10,000-square-foot Kessel D. Stelling Ballroom and full-service food and
beverage capabilities. For more information about the Cobb Energy
Performing Arts Centre, visit cobbenergycentre.com  and follow us on
Facebook at facebook.com/CEPAC , on Twitter at @CobbEnergyPAC and on
Instagram at instagram.com/cobbenergypac/ .