Chef Nicholas Walker celebrates his Southern roots by incorporating house-made, locally and regionally sourced ingredients into seasonally-changing, custom menus for just about every client. Boosted by an on-site garden and a strong focus on community outreach, Cobb Galleria Centre is taking the convention center culinary experience to a new level. Small batch cooking on a large scale – it can be done, and done well.


Chef Walker has sought out successful partnerships with many local and regional farms and small businesses, purchasing locally whenever possible. Local products include:

  • Daily fresh bread and rolls from local bakeries
  • Pork, bacon and sausages from Comfort Farms
  • Pork, bellies and sausages from Heritage Farms
  • Local, seasonal seafood including shrimp and shellfish
  • Local beef sourced from varied farms Georgia
  • Local dairy sourced from varied farms Georgia
  • Organic and heirloom produce sourced from varied farms across Georgia.
  • Local honey
  • Local yogurt
  • Local olive oil
  • Pure Bliss Organics granola and nut products
  • Varied local cheese from Sweet Grass Dairy, Goat Lady Dairy and others
  • Artisan greens and lettuce from Athens, Ga.
  • Local craft beer selections from SweetWater and Monday Night breweries
  • Heirloom beans, peas, and grains including Sea Island Red Peas and Carolina Gold Rice.
  • Honeysuckle Gelato
  • High Road Craft Ice Cream
  • Red Mule Grits, polenta, and cornmeal
  • Butter and buttermilk from Banner Butter
Using locally sourced ingredients from Comfort Farms , Chef Walker created this Shaved Heirloom Vegetable Salad with Lemon Infused Georgia Olive Oil, Sea Salt, Whole Milk Ricotta, and Pickled Strawberries.


Combing the resources of the locally-sourced food and our on-site garden, our culinary team is able to make just about every food item we serve in-house. We also offer the flexibility to cater to any dietary need including Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian and Vegan.  House-made products include:

  • Stocks and sauces
  • Soups
  • Desserts – petit fours, pastries, cakes, pies and truffles
  • Salad dressings
  • Herb-infused oils, vinegar and hot sauces (sourced from our on-site garden)
  • Marinades and rubs
  • Cured and marinated poultry, pork, beef and fish
The first harvest from our on-site garden. Amethyst Eggplants, Carolina Reapers and Ghost Peppers.

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