Q & A: Seed Owner Doug Turbush

Get the latest on the East Cobb restaurant's atmosphere, plans for expansion and more.

Seed Kitchen & Bar has been a part of the East Cobb dining scene cuisine for 16 months.

"The menu has evolved seasonally (since the opening)," Doug Turbush, owner and chef at Seed, explained of the modern American neighborhood restaurant located at Merchant's Walk.

Turbush was educated at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. and has worked in Bangkok, Thailand, Minneapolis and Atlanta. He has lived in East Cobb for 13 years.

"We will open Stem Wine Bar right next door this Spring!" Turbush said.

Turbush & Chef de Cuisine Brendan Keenan have created a European inspired seasonal small plates menu emphasizing creative food and wine pairings.

Sommelier Jason Raymond will teach wine classes and lead the wine program offering over 40 boutique wines by the glass from around the globe.

Patch: How would you describe your business?  

Turbush: It's a modern American chef-driven restaurant.

Patch: What is the atmosphere/style like?  

Turbush: Modern, sleek, vibrant.

Patch: Do you have a signature dish?

Turbush: North Carolina Flounder with Caramelized Brussels Sprouts, Cauliflower and Thai Herb Vinaigrette.

Patch: What sets your restaurant apart from others of its kind?  

Turbush: Bold flavors and impeccable service

Patch: What is your favorite dish?  

Turbush: Sweet Potato Ravioli.

Patch: What is the hardest part of having a successful restaurant?  

Turbush: It never sleeps, nor do you.

Patch: What is your favorite part of owning a restaurant?  

Turbush: Passing on to others the skills I have acquired.


1311 Johnson Ferry Rd. Suite 504
Marietta, GA 30068

Phone: 678.214.6888

Lunch (Mon – Sat): 11:30am – 3:00pm
Brunch (Sunday): 10:00am – 3:00pm
Dinner (Sun – Thurs): 3:00pm – 10:00pm
Dinner (Fri – Sat): 3:00pm – 11:00pm


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