Annie Pettry

Louisville, KY Decca

Chef Annie Pettry is a nationally recognized chef and owner of Decca in Louisville, KY. After training at the International Culinary Center in NYC, she cooked alongside renowned chefs in NYC, Asheville, and San Francisco, before moving to Louisville to open Decca in 2012. At Decca, Pettry applies classic French technique to Southern and Midwestern ingredients, with an emphasis on wood-fired cooking. Pettry was named Restaurant Hospitality’s “15 To Watch in 2015,” a 2015 & 2014 Food & Wine “The People’s Best New Chef” nominee, and a 2014 Star-Chefs Rising Star. Annie can be seen competing on season 14 of Bravo Media’s Emmy and James Beard Award-winning “Top Chef.”


Accolades and Publications

  • Bravo’s “Top Chef: Charleston” – Contestant (Season 14, 2016)
  • Restaurant Hospitality – 15 to Watch in 2015 (2015)
  • Food & Wine – The People’s Best New Chef Nominee (2014-2015)
  • StarChefs.com – KY-TN Rising Star Award (2014)
  • Atlanta Food & Wine Festival – Rathbun’s Watch List (2014)
  • Women Chefs and Restaurateurs – “Women Who Inspire” Nominee (2014)
  • Today’s Women – “Most Admired Woman” Nominee (2014)
  • Eater.com – Louisville Chef of the Year (2013)
  • Cochon 555 – Heritage BBQ “BBQ Queen” (2013)

 

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