Bob Bost - ONE Midtown Kitchen

Bob Bost - ONE Midtown Kitchen

Bost has called Atlanta home for over 40 years, and while he loves his job, his career path was far from typical. His original career goal? To be a Roman Catholic priest. He actually went to school to become one, and lived in a monastery until he realized that priesthood just wasn’t for him. After “kicking the habit” (his words, not ours) he headed down to Atlanta and pursued his passion for acting while working down the street from the would-be ONE location.

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Kristen Mooney - No. 246

Kristen Mooney - No. 246

Mooney is a woman of many talents. A native of Atlanta, she left in college to attend New York University and study dancing. It was in NYC that she took her first job as a server in a ballroom as a side jobs to help pay for that private university tuition. She lived in a variety of other cities – Los Angeles and Lancaster, Pennsylvania to name a couple – before returning to Atlanta.

She tried working a 9-5 job but that just wasn’t her “personality,” she explained.

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Amanda Kiza - Storico Fresco

Amanda Kiza - Storico Fresco

She’s always been a food enthusiast, though, and even strongly considered going to culinary school. While she pondered the decision, she began working at the cupcake shop, Sprinkles, and joined their management track. While that gave her a hand in all things cupcake store related from marketing to baking the cupcakes themselves, she realized she really loved working in retail. This gave her a chance to combine two loves: food, and helping people.

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Our Stories

Our Stories

Our city not only holds the treasure of hospitality simply because we are “Southern”, but we hold this gift because we live it out by our actions every day. Every day across our community, you see southerners rally for each other, to learn and grow together as an innovative culinary destination. Atlanta is a place that people visit from all over the country and world in order to experience our utmost hospitality, incredible cooking, and “shirt off your back” kind of people.

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