Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Revival Launches Georgia Beer Dinner Series on April 12 with Wild Heaven Craft Beers

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Kevin Gillespie’s Decatur Restaurant Kicks Off New Event Series Featuring Local Breweries

ATLANTA (March 9, 2016) – Kevin Gillespie and his team at Revival are breathing new life into the traditional beer dinner concept with the introduction of the Georgia Beer Dinner Series on Tuesday, April 12. For the first dinner of the series, the Decatur restaurant is hosting Wild Heaven Craft Beers for a five-course meal beginning at 6 p.m. The dinner will feature four savory dishes and one dessert prepared by Revival executive chef Andreas MΓΌller paired with five different Wild Heaven beers.

Run by Georgia natives, Wild Heaven is an Avondale Estates-based brewery that aims to help raise the profile of beer in the South just as Gillespie has raised the profile of Southern food.

“As a proud fellow Georgian, I can really relate to what the folks behind Wild Heaven are doing to change the beer landscape,” says Gillespie. “Nick and Eric are using European brewing methods but adding something distinctively Southern, and that is the same concept behind Revival – to execute traditional Southern fare using precise culinary techniques.”

Tickets are $95 per person (excluding gratuity), which includes a tasting of all dishes and beers offered that evening. Seating is at communal tables and is limited to 60 guests. Tickets are available for purchase online through Xorbia.

The remaining 2016 Georgia Beer Dinners are:
  •         June 14: Three Taverns Craft Beers
  •         Aug. 16: Creature Comforts Brewing Co.
  •         Oct. 18: Twain’s Brewery

For more information about Wild Heaven, visit or interact with the brewery on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Revival offers a proper version of the traditional Sunday dinner served family-style and executed with precise techniques. The restaurant is located at 129 Church Street in Decatur and serves dinner Monday – Thursday from 5-9 p.m., Friday from 5-10 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Reservations are accepted but not required and can be made online or by calling the restaurant at 470-225-6770. Additional information can be found at For more updates, follow Revival on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

About Red Beard Restaurants
Red Beard Restaurants is the parent company that oversees Atlanta chef, restaurateur, speaker and cookbook author Kevin Gillespie’s food and beverage ventures, including his restaurants Gunshow and Revival, his BBQ pop-up Terminus City and all of his merchandise. The management company allows Gillespie to set comprehensive standards to ensure smart expansion, offer more internal growth opportunities for his team members and provide consulting services to other food and beverage start-ups. With the 2015 establishment of Red Beard Restaurants, Gillespie is able to continue his day-to-day interactions with diners while also pursuing his creative visions and impacting the culinary landscape of the South. The company’s offices are located in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit


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