Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Kevin Gillespie’s Revival Kicks Off 2017 with Brunch Debut

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Morgan Lanier or Emily Connolly
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Based on tasty feedback from Decatur diners, downhome Sunday menu features favorites
from executive chef Andreas Müller

ATLANTA (Dec. 28, 2016) – Revival chef/owner Kevin Gillespie and executive chef Andreas Müller have a delicious new beginning in store for diners in 2017. Starting Jan. 8, Sunday brunch will be added to the popular Decatur dining destination’s menu.

“As a kid, I always looked forward to family breakfasts on the weekend,” says Gillespie. “It was a chance to slow down, make family favorites that we were too busy to cook on weekdays and enjoy each other’s company. We want to replicate that experience for our Sunday guests.”

Revival’s brunch menu is still in the testing phase but cherished Gillespie family recipes and favorites from Müller like the Closed-on-Sunday chicken sandwich and griddled meatloaf sandwich with aged cheddar on a caramelized onion roll have landed a spot the menu. Other Southern classics you might find include scrambled egg and crêpe casserole with truffle mornay; smoked ham and onion breakfast strata; breakfast plate with two eggs, grits, sausage, bacon and biscuits; and catfish bites over grits with gravy.  

Over the past year, Müller has been “road-testing” recipes with brunch guests up the street at Eddie’s Attic. “As we’re developing our menu, Eddie’s Attic essentially served as a test kitchen for us where we were able to enjoy a dialogue with diners and roll out various dishes,” says Müller. “The feedback allows us to hit the ground with an entire brunch menu of home runs.”

Starting Jan. 8, Revival brunch is available on Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The restaurant also serves dinner Wednesday through Sunday beginning at 5 p.m. Revival is located at 129 Church Street in Decatur. Reservations are accepted but not required and can be made online or by calling 470-225-6770. Additional information can be found at

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, Revival, Communion, his BBQ pop-up Terminus City,  Gamechanger, opening in 2017 at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 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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