Current Residency: Louisville, KY
Occupation: Executive Chef/Owner, Decca
Chef Annie Pettry is a nationally recognized executive chef and owner of Decca in Louisville, KY. After training at the International Culinary Center in New York, she cooked alongside renowned chefs in New York City, Asheville and San Francisco, before moving to Louisville to open Decca in 2012. At her restaurant, Pettry applies classic French technique to Southern and Midwestern ingredients, with an emphasis on wood-fired cooking. She was named Restaurant Hospitality's "15 To Watch in 2015," FOOD & WINE magazine's "The People's Best New Chef" nominee for the southeast in 2015 and Starchefs' Rising Star in 2014.