Pano I. Karatassos

Pano I. Karatassos

Headlining Chef

Pano I. Karatassos is the executive chef of Kyma, corporate executive chef for Buckhead Life Restaurant Group, and the author of Modern Greek Cooking. Karatassos grew up in the kitchen – from watching his Yiayia, to cooking in his father’s restaurants. He attended the Culinary Institute of America and started his career under the tutelage…

Pano I. Karatassos is the executive chef of Kyma, corporate executive chef for Buckhead Life Restaurant Group, and the author of Modern Greek Cooking. Karatassos grew up in the kitchen – from watching his Yiayia, to cooking in his father’s restaurants. He attended the Culinary Institute of America and started his career under the tutelage of top chefs, including Thomas Keller, Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Eric Ripert, before returning to Atlanta to work with his father and open Kyma. In September 2018, Modern Greek Cooking hit shelves, offering approachable and authentic recipes inspired by Greece. The book can be purchased at bookstores nationwide.

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