Chef Paul Albrecht has been an Atlanta phenomenon for 32 years.
From his early days with Pano's & Paul's
to his current successes
with his Great
Food Group Inc. restaurants, Chef Paul
is a master at tapping into the city's desires.
Today you can find the chef heading up the kitchen of his
namesake restaurant, Paul's.
Nestled neatly in Peachtree Hills, Paul's
is a unique mix of white-table quality
and neighborhood comfort. Cleverly split into three sections, this spot
of the few that can truly boast something for everyone. The upstairs
open-air porch offers a spot for trendy
sophisticates, complete with a sushi menu and intimate tables.
bar area features a low-lit ambience and plenty of stools for a quick,
meal. Finally, the newly-renovated back room - completed just two weeks
can be divided for parties of 25 and 45, respectively, or opened up to accommodate
Albrecht describes his cuisine as "American Continental with a
little Southern accent." At Paul's, you'll find a diversified
comfort menu with unique twists, sure to keep you coming for more.
Interestingly, the best-selling dinner dish is surprising devoid of
things such as butter and cream. The Baked Origami Seabass is seasoned
baked in parchment paper, resulting in a flaky and succulent dish
accompanied by basmati rice. The wine list is extraordinary, featuring
selection of vinos which pair perfectly with any meal.
If the many menu options have you stumped, here are Chef's
favorites. Try the lobster bisque starter and smoked salmon appetizer,
Yukon Gold Potato Crusted Grouper Fillet. Pair with a Cabernet Sauvignon
finish with the marbled chocolate soufflé. Craving something that just
the menu? If the ingredients are in the house, Paul's gladly takes
Keeping things even more affordable, Paul's has great weekly
specials. Sunday and Monday, every bottle of house
wine is half-priced. Tuesdays offer half-off sushi,
while Wednesday is Mussel Night - for just $15 you get a platter of
side of fries and a glass of wine.
Chef Paul isn't the only family member with an eye for dining
revolutions - the Albrechts have streamlined
their business with iPhones.
Chef's son, a computer whiz, is also creating the first P.O.S. software
designed by a restaurateur. Combining a keen knowledge of the industry
technological innovation, he has caught the eye of Steve Jobs.
will be fully integrated with Apple and on the market this time next
While he's currently overseeing three restaurants, Albrecht is in
no hurry to retire. In fact, he's requested you keep an eye out for
four and five!