Fmr. Optimist Exec. Chef Opening “The White Bull” Next To Brick Store Pub Next Spring

From the AJC

A restaurant inspired by Ernest Hemingway is set to open in Decatur next year.

The restaurant, which will offer a “menu of simple, farm-forward American fare,” will be overseen by executive chef and partner Pasquale “Pat” Pascarella, who previously served as execuitve chef of Ford Fry’s West Midtown restaurant The Optimist and also served a stint in the kitchen at Le Bernardin in Manhattan. Gabriele Besozzi, who previously served as service manager at The Optimist, will serve as partner and general manager. He has also worked at restaurants in London, New York, Miami and his native Italy.

More info on the other side of the AJC link.