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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Kevin Rathbun

Kevin Rathbun in his home kitchen. Photo by <a href="">Brittany Wages</a>.
Kevin Rathbun in his home kitchen. Photo by Brittany Wages.

You've eaten at Rathbun's, or Kevin Rathbun Steak, or Krog Bar, and you're excited about KR SteakBar. You've seen the inside of his personal kitchen, but what do you really know about the man who defeated Bobby Flay on Iron Chef? Here are five little-known tidbits about Chef Kevin Rathbun.

1). Despite his giant kitchen, he really only cooks at home on Sundays. He eats most of his meals at his restaurants.

2). His wife does more of the cooking at his house. Of Italian descent, she makes a mean spaghetti and meatballs (he says).

3). He’s buddies with chefs Gerry Klaskala (Aria), Peter Kaiser (Twist) and Anne Quatrano (Bacchanalia) and has cooked for all of them before.

4). He watches No Reservations and Iron Chef, and catches about every other season of Top Chef.

5). On the occasion that he decides to fry catfish at home, he does so using the crawfish boiler.


490 East Paces Ferry Road Northeast, , GA 30305 (404) 233-7673 Visit Website

KR SteakBar

349 Peachtree Hills Avenue, Atlanta, Ga 30305

Krog Bar

112 Krog Street Northeast, , GA 30307 (404) 524-1618 Visit Website


112 Krog Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 404 524 8280

Kevin Rathbun Steak

154 Krog Street Northeast, , GA 30307 (404) 524-5600 Visit Website


1460 Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard Northwest, , GA 30318 (404) 365-0410 Visit Website