• Coming Soon, General Manager

    Coming Soon

    Email: jc(at)citywinery.com

  • Don Cherry, Executive Chef

    Don Cherry is a chef in the truest sense of the word. His passion for awakening the dish with brilliant seasoning, combined with an eye for striking and colorful plating, defines his distinct culinary style. After time at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, Cherry got his first taste of executing high end events while at Wolfgang Puck Catering before quickly ascending to his first Sous Chef position at Cherokee Town & Country Club (under Certified Master Chef Kevin Walker). From there, his career flourished at top Atlanta establishments like InterContinental’s Southern Art, Buckhead Club, Masters Golf Tournament at the prestigious Magnolia Club, and finally as Sous Chef at City Winery. As Executive Chef, Cherry brings his devotion for globally-influenced and wine-focused cuisine to City Winery…while adding in a pinch of Southern flare.

    Email: don(at)citywinery.com

  • Rodney Stammel, Program Director

    Rodney ​has become a well-known and highly-respected professional in the music industry over his career, starting in artist management for bands like Sister Hazel and spending the last 12 years ​creating artist and guest experiences​ for music festivals like The Rock Boat Cayamo on cruise ships​​. ​Having been introduced to the City Winery​ experience​ in 2013​, ​Rodney felt immediately drawn to the unique and intimate experience of the venue and leadership's vision for growth. ​Rodney has called Atlanta​ ​home for​ ​more than 20​ ​years,​ ​and so is especially excited to ​join City Winery as talent buyer, ​bring​ing​ his ​expertise​​ ​in booking shows and creativity in delivering ​unique guest experiences​ to the Atlanta team. When he is not in work mode, you will probably find ​Rodney​ ​hanging with his two daughters or hacking away ​on the nearest golf course.

    Email: rodney(at)citywinery.com

  • Jim Ethridge, Marketing Director

    Jim grew up in Memphis, Home of the Blues and Birthplace of Rock n Roll. A love of those roots and a deep love of music brought him to City Winery as the marketing director for Atlanta. Before City Winery, Jim was the Publicity Director for Allied Integrated Marketing. Highlights there included 12 awards for the 40th anniversary of the “Save the Fox” campaign, a yearlong campaign for the Fox Theatre to thank the theater’s hometown. Prior to Allied, Jim spearheaded communications projects for Fortune 500 brands (Expedia, Nabisco, etc.) and celebrity talent. Yes, he worked with CeeLo on a Meow Mix project, in case you were wondering. And before that, he worked at Vanguard Records on albums for many City Winery artists. Furthermore, Jim’s presented at conferences such as Digital Impact and has been published regarding the future of marketing. He received his Master’s in communication from the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!), where he was a Screening Judge for the Peabody Awards. If he’s not seeing live music, he’s talking about music. Or thinking about music. Or playing music. Music.

    Email: jim(at)citywinery.com

  • Coming Soon, Events Director

    Email: jc(at)citywinery.com

  • Madelynne Ross, Event Manager

    Madelynne joined the City Winery Atlanta from her hometown of Houston, Texas. Her career journey is truly something of encouragement to those who strive to climb. After working for the Atlanta Braves facilitating corporate events and fundraising sales, she then decided to try hospitality and began working at W Atlanta Downtown, volunteering to create, produce, and manage their fashion events. With 15 years of modeling experience, this was right up her alley. She was soon promoted to the supervisor position of W Insider working closely with Marketing and Food and Beverage at W Buckhead. Shortly after, she got an offer to work for the PR team for Formula Racing’s Electric series and traveled all around the world. While doing this, Madelynne began freelance event production management, social media management, and food photography.  She is thrilled with the opportunity to grow with City Winery.

    Email: madelynne(at)citywinery.com

  • Dominic Burke, Winemaker

    South African native, Dominic Burke’s worldly endeavors cultivated his passion for the wine making craft. Establishing a strong foundation through his oenology and viticulture studies at the internationally revered, Elsenburg Agricultural College of Stellenbosch. Burke has spent more than 16 years participating in vintages throughout France, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States. Encompassing both old and new world winemaking philosophies and techniques, Burke has crafted exceptional, award winning wines for boutique wineries throughout the northern and southern hemispheres – leading him to harness his talents as City Winery Atlanta’s winemaker.

    Email: dominic(at)citywinery.com

  • Joei Bush, Box Office Manager

    Joei grew up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest in Tacoma, Washington. Her love for the arts inspired her to attend high school at Tacoma School of the Arts where she dabbled in all art forms. She found a passion for music and loved classes about audio recording and the music industry.  A couple years after high school, she found herself attending college at Columbia College in Chicago where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts and Entertainment Media Management specializing in Live and Performing Arts. An internship at Reggie’s Rock Club on the south side of Chicago let to positions as their talent buyer's assistant and marketing director. Three years later and looking for a change, she was hired as an usher at City Winery Chicago. Since then, she’s climbed from usher to concierge to guest services coordinator for Chicago to now being the box office manager in Atlanta. In Joei's spare time, she loves to travel, rock climb and kayak.

    Email: joei(at)citywinery.com

  • Garrett Pittler, Head Chef

    Garrett Pittler’s love for cooking began as a child, spending time in his mother’s Buffalo, NY kitchen cooking alongside his Greek grandmother. While other children were watching Mr. Rogers, he was infatuated by Martin Yan and Justin Wilson’s cooking shows. At the age of eighteen, knowing his calling was to become a professional chef, Garrett left home to pursue a degree at Baltimore International College of Culinary Arts.

    Email: gpittler(at)citywinery.com

  • Celeste Carson, Graphic Designer

    Celeste is a Georgia native who started filling up sketchbooks at an early age. Her love of art evolved into a passion for design and there’s rarely a moment when she’s not creating something. She joined the City Winery Atlanta team in March of 2016 following a position as head designer of an Atlanta-based accessories company, C4 Belts. She received her BFA from the University of Georgia with a concentration in Interior Design, but her design focus now lies in marketing, branding, and creative direction. When not designing, she enjoys blogging about nerdy topics, sewing costumes, and photography.

    Email: celeste(at)citywinery.com

  • Jacquelyn Mosley, Business Manager

    Jacquelyn has been in the hospitality industry for almost 20 years. She has seen nearly all facets of the restaurant, holding every position from busser to bartender at a four-star restaurant and everything in between for many years. Jacquelyn also has a passion for good food, especially dessert! While attending culinary arts school, she excelled in the pastry program, graduating in 2004. While baking for Guckenheimer, her sweet creations were instrumental in securing the food account with Google. In her free time, she enjoys creating cakes, running with The Boss’Man (her dog), and spending as much time at the beach as possible.

    Email: jacquelyn(at)citywinery.com

  • Mani Gonzalez, Beverage Director

    With a passion for all things beverage, Mani has spent almost 20 years in the hospitality industry.  Establishing a strong foundation as a bartender and F&B manager in Florida, broadening and fine-tuning those skills in New York City, and honing new skills in Napa, she has been exposed to nearly every facet of the industry – theme parks, local pubs, restaurants, resorts, wineries, breweries, and everything in between.  She extends her unique combination of Southern hospitality and Big Apple charisma to enhance every guest’s City Winery experience. When not at City Winery, Mani enjoys reading, watching and playing sports, is a DJ and musician, and enjoys travelling with an underlying urge to spend as much time as possible at the beach with her family.  She has also initiated research and training with the Court of Master Sommeliers, the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, and the Cicerone Certification Program.  

    Email: mani(at)citywinery.com

  • Coming Soon, Dining Room Manager

    Email: jc(at)citywinery.com

  • Toan Pham, Production Manager/ Sound Engineer

    Originally from Southern California, Toan’s love of music led him to the world of high end audio. During 14 years in the specialty audio industry, he helped clients design audio systems and custom home theaters. Toan lent his hear to manufacturer’s prototypes and even started his own successful company. A desire to learn about the creative aspect of music production drew him back to school where he graduated valedictorian in the field of sound arts. Since then, he's worked for studios in the San Francisco area and on a variety of projects as a freelance engineer recording and mixing both studio and radio performances.

    Email: toan(at)citywinery.com