Since being named a “Best New Restaurant in America” in 2006 by Esquire, Ecco in Atlanta has become one of Atlanta’s, and the Southeast’s, most recognized and renowned restaurants. The seasonal European menu tempts with delicious meat and cheese boards, housemade pastas, authentic wood-fired pizzas and mouthwatering desserts. The restaurant also features an adventurous, nationally-recognized wine list representing both boutique and well-known European vineyards with many exclusive selections. Featuring award-winning décor including an over-sized bar, a large, open-air patio and a breathtakingly beautiful main dining room, Ecco is completely unique, yet comfortable. Whether with a large party, enjoying a romantic dinner or simply having a bite at the bar, Ecco is sure to become one of your favorite Midtown Atlanta neighborhood dining spots.
About Executive Chef Jonathan Beatty
Before joining Fifth Group Restaurants, Jonathan Beatty was the Corporate Chef of Davanti Enoteca in Chicago, Illinois. He joined the family of Francesca’s Restaurants and Restaurateur Scott Harris in 2009 as the opening sous chef at the award winning Purple Pig restaurant on Michigan Avenue. With his proven success and creative culinary talent, Harris brought Chef Beatty up through the ranks to open Davanti Enoteca in September 2010. Soon after it’s opening, Time Out Chicago named Davanti Enoteca “Best New Italian Restaurant” and Chef Beatty was named “Best New Chef” by Chicago magazine. After growing up in Atlanta, Georgia, Beatty went on to a colorful seven-year career attending the renowned French Culinary Institute in New York City and gaining Italian influences as a chef apprentice at New York City’s well known Felidia’s and Esca restaurants.