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With roots in traditional Spanish flavors, our culinary team passionately strives to offer a creative menu of Spanish-inspired tapas. Bold flavors are matched by the warm, convivial environment – a hallmark of our seven years as Decatur’s destination for tapas. Home to one of the most expansive selection of imported cheeses and cured meats in the country, our menu is ever-evolving, merging traditional Spanish flavors with modern techniques and culinary creativity. Outside of the kitchen, we place a strong emphasis on our beverage program – including a focused wine list comprised of selections from Spain, Chile and Argentina and a cocktail list that consists of faithful classics and our signature combinations. 

    FEDERICO CASTELLUCCI III  PROPRIETOR  Federico Castellucci III is the President and CEO of Castellucci Hospitality Group. Federico has been working in the restaurant business his entire life, holding his first job as an eleven year old in a bakery in Rhode Island. Soon after as a teenager he began working in the family business holding various roles in the kitchen including cook and kitchen manager before heading to college. Federico studied Hospitality Management at Cornell University and while away he partnered with his dad and consulted on new restaurant openings for his family back home in Atlanta. Upon graduation he assumed the reigns of the family business and since 2007 changed the direction of the company from a single unit mom and pop operation to a multi-unit multi-concept restaurant group.  As President and CEO, Federico is responsible for high level operations and leadership development and training. In addition, he makes all of the company’s growth decisions - where and how to expand, as well as concept research and origination. Federico is focused on building and implementing systems across the restaurant group that streamline operations and improve communication. While working on the business takes most of his daytime focus, Federico spends time in the restaurants during the evening hours building customer relationships and developing employee talent.  In addition to his roles within the company, Federico serves on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Restaurant Association and is actively involved as a mentor, advisor and investor in early stage hospitality technology companies. In his free time he enjoys regular yoga practice, discovering new independent musicians and having daddy-daughter play dates with his baby girl Olivia.

FEDERICO CASTELLUCCI III
PROPRIETOR

Federico Castellucci III is the President and CEO of Castellucci Hospitality Group. Federico has been working in the restaurant business his entire life, holding his first job as an eleven year old in a bakery in Rhode Island. Soon after as a teenager he began working in the family business holding various roles in the kitchen including cook and kitchen manager before heading to college. Federico studied Hospitality Management at Cornell University and while away he partnered with his dad and consulted on new restaurant openings for his family back home in Atlanta. Upon graduation he assumed the reigns of the family business and since 2007 changed the direction of the company from a single unit mom and pop operation to a multi-unit multi-concept restaurant group.

As President and CEO, Federico is responsible for high level operations and leadership development and training. In addition, he makes all of the company’s growth decisions - where and how to expand, as well as concept research and origination. Federico is focused on building and implementing systems across the restaurant group that streamline operations and improve communication. While working on the business takes most of his daytime focus, Federico spends time in the restaurants during the evening hours building customer relationships and developing employee talent.

In addition to his roles within the company, Federico serves on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Restaurant Association and is actively involved as a mentor, advisor and investor in early stage hospitality technology companies. In his free time he enjoys regular yoga practice, discovering new independent musicians and having daddy-daughter play dates with his baby girl Olivia.

FEDERICO CASTELLUCCI
OWNER

    AARON JEFFERSON  ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER  An Atlanta native, Aaron Jefferson developed a passion for food while growing up in the explosive culinary scene. Jefferson’s strong grasp on local flavors allows him to understand the Atlanta Hospitality scene and create a dynamic dining experience for patrons as the front house manager of The Iberian Pig. Aaron attended Georgia State University where he built on his knowledge of classical music, while expanding on his musical range by working with artists in the jazz and R&B industry. From a young age, Jefferson had a passion for creating a one of a kind experience for guest through strong hospitality. Beginning his career as server at Season’s 52, Aaron was quickly promoted to training teams in new restaurant locations nationwide. Through this experience, he honed his management skills and solidified his dedication in crafting the perfect dining experience for his guests. After working at Season’s 52, Aaron accepted a position at Del Frisco’s Grille, before joining the Castelluci Hospitality Group in 2015. Bringing years of service experience and a vast knowledge of patron needs, Jefferson is a strong addition to The Iberian Pig team.

AARON JEFFERSON
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER

An Atlanta native, Aaron Jefferson developed a passion for food while growing up in the explosive culinary scene. Jefferson’s strong grasp on local flavors allows him to understand the Atlanta Hospitality scene and create a dynamic dining experience for patrons as the front house manager of The Iberian Pig. Aaron attended Georgia State University where he built on his knowledge of classical music, while expanding on his musical range by working with artists in the jazz and R&B industry. From a young age, Jefferson had a passion for creating a one of a kind experience for guest through strong hospitality. Beginning his career as server at Season’s 52, Aaron was quickly promoted to training teams in new restaurant locations nationwide. Through this experience, he honed his management skills and solidified his dedication in crafting the perfect dining experience for his guests. After working at Season’s 52, Aaron accepted a position at Del Frisco’s Grille, before joining the Castelluci Hospitality Group in 2015. Bringing years of service experience and a vast knowledge of patron needs, Jefferson is a strong addition to The Iberian Pig team.

AARON JEFFERSON
Asst. General Manager

    LEIGH ANN MILLER  GENERAL MANAGER  Originally from Palm Beach County, Florida, Leigh Ann has been in the hospitality industry for 22 years. In that time, she has been in some of the top environments of restaurants, hotels, and private clubs around the country. She has studied under some of the well-known pioneers of the wine industry, and Master Sommeliers in California and Palm Beach. Her studies have taken her throughout Europe and back to the U.S. for continuing education ending at Cornell University. Although she cannot cook to save her life, her passion is in people. Leading people to realize their potential and provide them with a stage on which to be seen is the most rewarding part of her career. She has been the General Manager of The Iberian Pig for 7 years now, and in that time, has devoted herself to her crew who come back year after year referring to The Pig as "home" even after being gone for a length of time. Leigh Ann's love of music was what she thought she would be focused on until she decided that the hospitality industry was too difficult to leave. She has performed with major acts on stage and in the studio. She hopes to revisit this soon. Her love of animals drives her to one of her other passions to work with endangered species, particularly those of South Africa. The bulk of this might be years down the road, but she is planting those seeds now. Leigh Ann looks forward to many years ahead with The Castellucci Hospitality Group. Watching this team grow and stay true to their core values all along is a pleasure for her. People decisions are the most important decisions that we make day to day, and she has been a huge part of that for all of CHG. Her guests and crew become her family. She looks forward to making more of you the same very soon.

LEIGH ANN MILLER
GENERAL MANAGER

Originally from Palm Beach County, Florida, Leigh Ann has been in the hospitality industry for 22 years. In that time, she has been in some of the top environments of restaurants, hotels, and private clubs around the country. She has studied under some of the well-known pioneers of the wine industry, and Master Sommeliers in California and Palm Beach. Her studies have taken her throughout Europe and back to the U.S. for continuing education ending at Cornell University. Although she cannot cook to save her life, her passion is in people. Leading people to realize their potential and provide them with a stage on which to be seen is the most rewarding part of her career. She has been the General Manager of The Iberian Pig for 7 years now, and in that time, has devoted herself to her crew who come back year after year referring to The Pig as "home" even after being gone for a length of time. Leigh Ann's love of music was what she thought she would be focused on until she decided that the hospitality industry was too difficult to leave. She has performed with major acts on stage and in the studio. She hopes to revisit this soon. Her love of animals drives her to one of her other passions to work with endangered species, particularly those of South Africa. The bulk of this might be years down the road, but she is planting those seeds now. Leigh Ann looks forward to many years ahead with The Castellucci Hospitality Group. Watching this team grow and stay true to their core values all along is a pleasure for her. People decisions are the most important decisions that we make day to day, and she has been a huge part of that for all of CHG. Her guests and crew become her family. She looks forward to making more of you the same very soon.

LEIGH ANN MILLER
GENERAL MANAGER

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CAIN SANCHEZ
DINING ROOM MANAGER

  JAY SWIFT  EXECUTIVE CHEF  Jay Swift brings a seasoned resume and over 30 years of culinary experience to his role as executive chef of The Iberian Pig. A Baltimore native, Swift started out in the restaurant business at the age 14 and financed his high school and college education through restaurant work. After two and a half years of college, Jay decided to follow his passion and he enrolled in the American Culinary Federation Apprenticeship Program.  Following graduation, Swift spent time in kitchens across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions including Washington D.C., Maryland, Boston and New York City, working under notable chefs such as Rudy Speckamp Bob Kinkead and Lydia Shire. Years later, Swift headed South and took the reins as executive chef at Atlanta’s acclaimed South City Kitchen, where he earned rave reviews for his successful overhaul of the restaurant’s contemporary Southern menu during his tenure.  In 2008, Swift embarked on his own venture and opened 4th & Swift in Atlanta’s historic Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. One of the first major dining destinations in the area at the time, 4th & Swift flourished into one of the city’s most well-respected restaurants receiving notable recognition from Atlanta Magazine, Eater, Delta Sky Magazine, Forbes, Wine Spectator, The Local Palate and more. Following this venture, Swift opened Noble Fin, a seafood and steak restaurant, located in Peachtree Corners.  Jay is a proud member of the Georgia Restaurant Association, Georgia Organics and Southern Foodways Alliance.

JOHN CASTELLUCCI
EXECUTIVE Chef

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ROSS MEADOW
DINING ROOM MANAGER