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The Fete Set:

November 18, 2012

Beverly Hills Kitchen Comes to Buckhead

A Former Atlanta Chef Enjoys a Homecoming

  • Photos by Jim Fitts

Hollywood caterer, restaurateur and cookbook author of “My Beverly Hills Kitchen,” Alex Hitz, is celebrated with a gala dinner at Atlanta History Center.

The VIPs

Guest of honor, chef and TV personality Alex Hitz; Co-Chairs Aimee Chubb, Duvall Fuqua, Elizabeth Hale and Frances Schultz; Honorary Chair Dean DuBose Smith; Atlanta History Center President Sheffield Hale


The Venue

The ballroom at Atlanta History Center, Buckhead


Mary Hataway and Alex Hitz Mary Hataway and Alex Hitz

The Party Details

Hundreds of guests enjoyed a presentation by Alex Hitz, an epicurean dinner prepared by Soiree and inspired by his cookbook My Beverly Hills Kitchen, and post-dinner dancing. Each guest took home a copy of Hitz’s book. It was a homecoming of sorts for Hitz who used to work as a chef and caterer in Atlanta.


The Scene-Makers

Among the epicurean crowd:  Ruth Anthony, Boog and Sam Candler, Le Carr, Emily and Rodney Cook, Mary Wayne Dixon, Betty Edge, Mary Hataway, Robin Howell, Suzanne Inman, Sarah Kennedy, John Oetgen and John Lineweaver, Cynthia Reid, Sally Rothschild, Susan Tucker, Suzy Wasserman, Helen and Ray Weeks.


The Cause:

Proceeds from the evening supported the educational programming at Atlanta History Center. For more info visit:



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