The Carillon

Living in a restaurant-rich town like Austin, one of the most commonly asked questions for business lunchers and couples looking for a place to have a nice dinner is, “Where should we go?”  Consider The Carillon at the AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center.  Chef Josh Watkins is one of the most brilliant creative culinary minds in the business, and he continues to amaze and impress me with the things he does with the most simple ingredients.  I shot a bunch of his stuff last night, and the best part?  The team and I got to eat it all afterward. Tough job, those food shoots.  Big thanks to Chef Watkins and his staff, and to Keith Purcell, Terrence Moline and Delia Huang for all the help.

Chef Josh Watkins’ Heirloom Tomato Salad


So you’ve finished a full day of executive education and you’re like me in that you like to eat and drink more than just about anything else.  Gabriel’s is your spot.  Full bar, tasty grub crafted by Chef Josh Watkins, a great view of the tower and a bunch of cool old Longhorn memorabilia everywhere.  The AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center is easily the best kept secret in Austin meeting space.  Unless you’re an Aggie.

AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center

meetattexasJust wrapped up a big shoot over at the AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center.  It was great to work with Keith Purcell and Ann Marie Francese, the marketing team there.  Terrific people, and a terrific place.  If you live in Austin and don’t know about this place, go over to the UT Tower and look for it.  Have lunch there.  Chef Josh Watkins is an incredible guy and talented creative culinary expert.  I shot him, too.  Stay tuned for a couple of shots of him.