The owners of il Giallo Osteria & Bar, Chef Jamie Adams and Leonardo Moura, named chef Brendan Keenan as the new Executive Chef of their authentic Italian restaurant.
Chef Keenan comes to il Giallo after serving as Executive Chef of Marietta Seed, Stem and Drift restaurants. Prior to that, Keenan worked at several of Atlanta’s restaurants, including Woodfire Grill, The Sound Table and Bluepointe. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, his formative years were spent in San Franscisco working alongside James Beard Award winning chefs Michael Mina at Aqua and Julian Serrano at Masa’s
Having worked with Chef Jamie Adams at several Buckhead Life Restaurants as well as at Adam’s previous restaurant Eno, the chefs recently reconnected and realized that they have a similar passion for crafting an innovative approach to old world Italian dishes. In the coming months Chef Keenan will be applying his inspired culinary skills to put a distinctive spin on the menu at il Giallo.