Annie Pettry

As executive chef and owner of Decca in Louisville, Ky., Annie Pettry brings to the table a passionate and uncompromising commitment to quality, a respect for technique, and an artistic sensibility that result in a balanced yet exhilarating eating experience. With a nuanced palate and an ingredient-driven mindset, she creates her own unique take on American cuisine. Raised in Asheville, N.C., which proudly claims itself as a “Foodtopian Society,” Pettry’s childhood was steeped with influential food experiences including growing vegetables, foraging for mushrooms, trout fishing and countless hours in the kitchen learning from her parents’ global cooking style.

Pettry recently competed on season 14 of Bravo Media’s Emmy and James Beard Award-winning “Top Chef.” Pettry was named one of Restaurant Hospitality’s “15 To Watch in 2015,” a 2014 & 2015 Food & Wine “The People’s Best New Chef” nominee, a 2014 Star Chefs Rising Star, and was the winner of the 2013 Louisville Cochon 555 Heritage BBQ competition.

Executive Chef & Owner

Louisville, Kentucky