Venue Details

5930 Star Starred
Fox Theatre
At Ponce De Leon Ave NE 660 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, GA 30308
404-881-2100
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Kristen Quinley Odom
Be sure to get to the Fox 30 mins before the curtain call to give yourself enough time to get to your seat.
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Kristen Quinley Odom
We ate at the Publik House which is right next door. Great good and drinks!
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.2 average rating
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16 reviews
9 stars
attended Feb 28 2014

It was okay. I wish Alton had been able to actually cook more. I guess the risks of open flames in theaters like the Fox preclude that. I had no idea he was a musician. I loved the sax playing and the anecdotes. The actors that he had as the...continued

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9 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 28 2014

Alton put on a Fabulous show at the fabulous Fox Theater.

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5 reviews
31 stars
attended Feb 28 2014

Though my seats were terrible, it was great to see the enigmatic personality of Alton Brown in person.

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Website

http://www.altonbrowntour.com/shows/atlanta

Quotes & Highlights

Check out the _Alton Brown Live! _video page for more about Alton Brown and the show.

Description

Although Alton Brown spent plenty of time in his mom’s kitchen growing up, his real interest in food sparked in college when he discovered that girls who said “no” to dates sometimes said “yes” if he offered to cook for them. His social life never ignited, but the food spark did and after spending a decade behind the camera in the commercial industry, he headed to culinary school in hopes of one day creating a new kind of cooking show. Good Eats, the show that Brown would go on to write, produce, and host ran for 13 straight years on Food Network before making the jump to Cooking Channel where it airs to this day. Combining food science, pop culture, skit humor, innovative cooking, and the occasional belching puppet, Good Eats has millions of fans and garnered a coveted Peabody Award for broadcast excellence in 2007.

Brown has also served as the culinary commentator of Iron Chef America for 11 seasons, and hosted Next Iron Chef for 5. In 2012 he joined the cast of Food Network Star as a mentor and yes…one of his team members won. Brown took home the James Beard Award for top food show host in 2011 and the medal bookends match nicely with the one his first book nabbed in 2002. Speaking of books, he’s written 7, the last three of which made the New York Times Best Sellers List.

Brown’s newest venture is his touring stage show which combines many of the elements that made his television shows so unique with some new tricks such as live music, highly unorthodox culinary demonstrations, multi-media presentations, and lots of audience participation.

About the Ticket Supplier: Fox Events Presents

The historic Fox Theatre is one of Atlanta’s premiere venues for live entertainment. The Fox’s 4,678 seat theatre is booked more than 300 performances a year ranging from Broadway to rock to comedy to movies. In December 2009, Billboard Magazine ranked the Fox Theatre in Atlanta as “The #1 non-residency venue worldwide for the decade (5,000 seats or less).”