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Top Chef Judge Hugh Acheson’s Hotel Restaurant at Battery Atlanta Closes

Achie’s at the Omni Hotel was open for ten months

Chefs Hugh Acheson and Alex Bolduc
Chefs Hugh Acheson and Alex Bolduc
Achie’s

Chef Hugh Acheson’s Achie’s inside the Omni Hotel at Battery Atlanta adjacent to SunTrust Park in Cobb County closed after just ten months, Tomorrow’s News Today reports. The reason behind the closure is unclear, however, an inside source tells Eater Atlanta the decision to shutter the restaurant was likely the hotel’s. Achie’s, named for Acheson’s grandfather, served riffs on Southern fare as well as poutine, burgers, and ballpark snacks on Braves game days.

A representative for the hotel confirmed the closure and indicated Achie’s will eventually be replaced by another restaurant.

In an interview with the AJC upon opening, Acheson said the restaurant was “meant to be a destination,” but with “no pomp and circumstance.” He went on to say, “If Empire [State South] is a little quiet oasis in Midtown, then Achie’s should be a little quiet oasis at The Battery.” The Omni Hotel is located off the main drag and away from Battery’s busy restaurant row in the shadow of SunTrust Park. Achie’s closest dining neighbors are chef Linton Hopkins’ C. Ellet’s Steakhouse, Garden & Gun Club, and Giovanni Di Palma’s Antico pizza.

Acheson announced his latest restaurant project at the stadium complex back in August 2017. Last December, the Top Chef judge named Alex Bolduc as Achie’s executive chef. Bolduc worked previously with Acheson at Five & Ten in Athens, Georgia and at Robert Sinskey Vineyards in the San Francisco bay area.

There are two other Acheson-backed restaurants at Battery Atlanta: the two-story, gaming and dining multiplex Punch Bowl Social and First & Third Hot Dog Shack at SunTrust Park.

The Battery

1100 Circle 75 Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30339

Punch Bowl Social

875 Battery Avenue, Suite 720, Atlanta, GA 30339 (470) 443-1443 Visit Website

Antico

1946 North Leavitt Street, , IL 60647 (773) 489-4895 Visit Website

Garden & Gun Club

2605 Circle 75 Parkway, , GA 30339 (770) 726-0925 Visit Website

C. Ellet's Steakhouse

2605 Circle 75 Parkway, , GA 30339 (678) 996-5344 Visit Website

Empire State South

999 Peachtree Street Northeast, , GA 30309 (404) 541-1105 Visit Website

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