621 North Ave NE. Atlanta, Ga. 30308 | 678.904.0160
Monday – Thursday 5:30 PM until 10:00 PM | Friday & Saturday 5:30 PM until 11:00 PM
Sunday Dinner 5:30 PM until 9:00 PM

Jay Swift, Chef & Owner

Jay Swift, Chef & Owner

As the chef and owner of 4th & Swift, Jay Swift is the pioneer of the premier dining destination in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. Jay and his talented culinary team source the freshest ingredients from their on-site garden, nearby micro-farms and several local and regional food purveyors. Since opening in 2008, the restaurant has received continuous praise including three – four-star reviews in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. It is also a Zagat rated and TripAdvisor five-star dining destination.

As a member of Georgia Organics and supporter of the local farmer’s markets, Jay is actively engaged with Atlanta’s progressive culinary community. In 2012, he was named Restaurateur of the Year at the 6th Annual Georgia Restaurant Association (GRA ) Grace Awards, and received a Crystal of Excellence Award. In addition, he serves on the board of directors for the GRA. Jay also supports Share Our Strength’s campaign to end childhood hunger and the Atlanta chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier through his ongoing participation in fundraising events for both organizations. He is a founding member of Staplehouse and supporter of The Giving Kitchen and has been honored with several invitations to cook at the renowned James Beard House in New York City and elsewhere.

Jeb Aldrich, Chef de Cuisine

Jeb Aldrich, Chef de Cuisine

Originally from Baltimore, Jeb Aldrich attended Johnson & Wales University while working at Peninsula Grill in Charleston, SC

He gained invaluable experience working with noted Atlanta chef Carvel Grant Gould at Canoe and Chef Joël Antunes at his restaurant, Joël, one of the most critically acclaimed restaurants in Atlanta’s history. From there, Jeb’s desire to “see food in a new light” led him to working at dining establishments in the Austrian Alps and in Como, Italy. Since joining 4th and Swift when it opened in 2008, he has evolved the culinary program, added a Chef’s tasting menu and created flavors and a food experience that epitomize modern, American, farm-to-table dining.

Adele Williams, Pastry Chef

Adele Williams, Pastry Chef

A native of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Adele grew up cooking at her mom’s home – a Louisiana native, and has been in the restaurant business ever since.

She was a line cook when she got the chance to train with Chef Katrina Ryan of Sugarland in Chapel Hill, NC. It was there where she “fell in love with the details” of pastry. She spent time in the kitchens of Chapel Hill’s Fearrington House Restaurant and Durham’s Casbah and James Joyce Pub, all while achieving a B.A. in writing with a minor in local food focused sustainable development from Appalachian State University.

Adele joined 4th &Swift in 2014 as a Pastry Assistant and was promoted to Pastry Chef in 2015. She brings a positive energy to the kitchen that radiates throughout the restaurant.

Scott Spilberg, General Manager

Scott Spilberg, General Manager

Born in Chicago, Scott is a third generation Cub Fan, who moved to Atlanta at the age of 10. Scott developed a great fondness for the Food & Beverage industry after tossing pies at his uncle’s pizza place during the summers. Scott owned and operated several of his own restaurants in South Florida and has managed several notable restaurants throughout his career such as Frankie’s at the Prado, Smith & Wollensky, Milton’s Cuisine and Cocktails and BLT Steak.

Scott has always maintained a “do what it takes” attitude and always strives to exceed the guests’ expectations. Now, along with Jay, Scott looks to carry on the tradition of great food and great service at 4th & Swift.

Megan Rice, Assistant Manager & Events Coordinator

Megan Rice, Assistant Manager & Events Coordinator

Megan brings 17 years of service experience to 4th & Swift. She entered the Atlanta dining scene in 2003, as a server at South City Kitchen Midtown. It was there that she first worked with Jay, who was the Executive Chef at the restaurant. Next, Megan honed her bartending skills at the iconic Manuel’s Tavern, until she joined the 4th & Swift team in 2012. She was promoted to Front of the House Manager in 2014. A native of Massachusetts, Megan is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts. She lives in Kirkwood with her husband, Arthur, and their two dogs.

Chris Gianaras, Beverage Director

Chris Gianaras, Beverage Director

Originally from Savannah, Chris Gianaras moved to Atlanta in 2006 to pursue a career in real estate. After witnessing the city’s culinary boom, he tapped into his passion for the industry and has spent the last several years chasing after this dream. Inspired by 4th & Swift’s commitment to the farm-to-table concept, Gianaras has created his own farm-to-drink movement behind the bar. As bar manager, he strives to create innovative cocktails that align with the restaurant’s sustainable mission, while catering to the modern, adventurous palette.

He utilizes seasonal, local herbs and fruits from the restaurant’s urban garden to spice up his libations. In terms of spirits, Gianaras is attracted to the versatility of gin, tequila and bourbon, which can be interchangeable with fresh ingredients.

When he’s not shaking and pouring drinks behind the bar, Gianaras in on the court with his tennis league, checking out local sporting and art events, watching movies and catching up on reading.



4th & Swift is delighted to welcome the new chefs at Ponce City Market to the historical Old 4th Ward. As a treat to our guests, beginning April 21st through May 26th, 4th & Swift will host Guy Wong of Ton Ton, Anne Quatrano of Dub's Fish Camp, Sean Brock of Minero, Meherwan Irani of Chai Pani in Deactur, and Linton Hopkins of Hop's Chicken, as they provide sample dishes of their signature cuisines. Our guest chefs will take over the kitchen from 7pm-9pm as 4th & Swift will provide hors d'oeuvres and craft cocktails. For tickets, click each chef's name or visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/index.html


Even though one day is simply not enough to celebrate all of the mother's in our lives, we hope that you choose to spend this very special day with us! On Sunday, May 10th, 2015, 4th & Swift will be opening for a Mother's Day brunch from 11am-2pm. Guests will enjoy a prix fixe menu of $45 per person that will feature Chef de Cuisine, Jeb Aldrich's beautifully designed 3-course brunch and feature Pastry Chef Adele Williams' pastry treats and desserts. Make your reservation with us today! 


Our Frank Family Wine Dinner was such a huge success last month, so we're hosting another one! On Monday, May 18th at 7pm, dine with us for a special prix fixe dinner at 4th & Swift featuring wines from Cep, Peay, and Paradigm Vineyards. Guests will enjoy a selection of wines carefully paired with one of our creative four course dinners atrfully crafted by Chef de Cuisine Jeb Aldrich. The cost for the wine dinner is $125 per person including tax and gratutiy!  If you missed our last one, don't fret! Tickets are still available for purchase here at Brown Paper Tickets



Give the gift of sustainable and farm-to-table food and craft cocktails with a gift card from 4th & Swift. Available in any amount, treat your friends, family, clients and or employees to a dining experience to remember at Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward. Without doubt, they will appreciate your good taste!

You may purchase gift cards online via PayPal or in person at 4th & Swift. We can mail the gift card to you or you may pick them up at the restaurant. If you are ordering as a gift, we can send the gift directly to the recipient — just specify the shipping details when placing your order online.

Gift cards are also available via phone orders. For more information, please contact us at 678.904.0160 or E-mail: info@4thandswift.com.

Designed to reward frequent dining guests at 4th & Swift! We invite you to become a 4th & Swift Savory Rewards member and start earning points to be redeemed for exciting rewards. There is a $20 one-time sign-up fee to join. For detailed information regarding our Savory Program please click here. To sign up please email our info@4thandswift.com.


Immediate benefits of the 4th and Swift Savory Rewards:


  • Happy Birthday: one complimentary entrée with reservation and 24-hour notice (valid month of your birthday)
  • Happy Anniversary: complimentary bottle of champagne for your dining party with reservations and 24-hour notice
  • Periodic email invitations to exclusive 4th & Swift events
  • Be the first to know the latest with our monthly 4th & Swift Savory Bits Newsletter

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4th & Swift is available for social and corporate functions, private events, and holiday parties. We invite you to celebrate your special occasions with us. Whether you are planning an intimate family dinner, a festive cocktail party with friends, or a corporate buy-out, 4th & Swift is the perfect setting for a memorable experience. Our staff is delighted to work with you to create an experience that will delight you and your guests.

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Please contact Events Coordinator Megan Rice, at 678.904.0160 or via email at megan@4thandswift.com for additional information about social and corporate private dining at 4th & Swift.

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