Karl Gorline

Chef de Cuisine

Gorline got his start in the hospitality industry in Ocean Springs and Jackson, Mississippi. Then he moved to New Orleans at the age of 28 to serve as the executive chef of August and looks back on this transition as a turning point in his culinary career. “Working in New Orleans really reinvigorated me and reminded me why I do this for a living,” he says. “I was able to get back to basics and experience true camaraderie with my team. This field has a unique way of helping me keep that sense of community in perspective.”

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John C. Metz

Co-Founder, Executive Chef & CEO

With more than 28 years of restaurant and hospitality experience, John Metz knows what it takes to create, run and maintain a successful restaurant company and has done just that for the past 18 years with his many culinary ventures in the Atlanta area. As Executive chef and co-owner of Marlow's Tavern, the Woodall, Aqua Blue, and Hi Life Kitchen and Cocktails, John is thrilling residents in the Atlanta area with cuisine that inspires and entraps even the hardest to please.

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