An internationally acclaimed chef-owner and Atlanta native known for celebrating local produce and community-driven cuisine, Linton Hopkins delivers radical and meaningful experiences inside and outside of his remarkable selection of dining destinations. Hopkins exhibits deep Atlanta roots, and, along with his father and sister, graduated from Westminster. A graduate from Emory University and the Culinary Institute of America, Hopkins opened flagship Restaurant Eugene in 2004 with his wife Gina, and co-founded the Peachtree Road Farmers Market. The duo proceeded to open Holeman and Finch Public House in 2008, followed by H&F Bottle Shop in 2011, H&F Burger at both Ponce City Market and Turner Field, Hop’s Chicken and soon to open C. Ellet’s, an upscale steakhouse concept in the new Battery Park. The Braves, a valued partner of the team, H&F Burger will relocate to SunTrust Park. Hopkins was named the James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef: Southeast.
Accolades & Publications
- James Beard Foundation – Best Chef: Southeast Winner (2012) Semi-finalist (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)
- FOOD & WINE – Best New Chef comprising the inaugural culinary team for its Chefs Club Manhattan restaurant (2014), 25 Best New Chef All-stars (2013), Best New Chefs (2009)