About Us

Chef Jeff Brister

Chef Jeff Brister, Cofounder and Head Chef for Carriage House, is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University Culinary Arts Program located in Charleston, S.C. and began Carriage House Catering in 2006.   Jeff has worked with many great chefs to perfect his craft.  He knows the recipe for a successful party is based on fabulous food.  He selects local seasonal products and ingredients to ensure freshness and quality.  CHC's Chef Jeff Brister will serve your family and friends culinary delights to romance any taste.

Alfred Freeman


Alfred Freeman, Cofounder of Carriage House in 2006, has catered events in Atlanta for more than 30 years beginning at the historic Rich's Building in downtown Atlanta.  He can help you turn any occasion into a great event.  Alfred has a keen eye for elegant style and directs the CHC staff to make your event spectacular.  From wedding receptions to holiday parties or an office lunch to a grand buffet, Mr. Freeman will provide you impeccable service combined with outstanding presentation.

Laurie Brister


Event Specialist Laurie Brister has been working with brides at The Whitlock Inn since 2006 making sure their special day is perfection.  Mrs. Brister can assist you with floorplans, tables and chairs, linens, china, and any special requests you may have. Laurie has extensive experience in catering special events. 

Nicole Bell


 Nicole Bell has over 15 years catering corporate and social events in the Metro Atlanta Area.  Nicole is a dynamic and accomplished full service catering and event planning professional with extensive experience in weddings, social, and corporate markets.  She loves working with her brides and making their dreams come true whether it's a timeless style you're looking for as well as modern new trends.  Nicole will make sure your day is beautiful and effortless. 



Tina is one of our Event Managers with more 25 years experience in the industry including 8 years experience with Carriage House Catering.  Tina will go above and beyond accommodating providing excellent service for you and your guests.  

Jon and Kayvan


Jon and Kayvan are just two of our many experienced bar and waitstaff that have been working with us for almost 10 years.  You won't find a harder working or more experienced staff.