3211 SHANNON RD
SUITE 106
DURHAM,NC 27707
919-251-9451
Dinner
TUES-THUR
5 PM-10 PM
 
FRI-SAT
5 PM-11 PM

Events at G2b

The Team

TRAVIS ROBINSON
EXECUTIVE CHEF
Travis Robinson joins the G2B team with a passion for craft beer and a flair for fine dining. After graduating with a culinary arts degree from the Florida Culinary Institute, Travis honed his technical skills working for acclaimed restaurants at The Ritz-Carlton Hotels, including Maestro at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner with Chef Fabio Trabbochi and The Dining Room at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, and Anne Quatrano’s Quinones Room at Bacchanalia in Atlanta alongside Chef Andy Carson. His three month apprenticeship at Michelin starred restaurant exposed Travis to remarkable English culinary legends Chef Heston Blumenthal at The Fat Duck in Bray, England, Chef Alain Roux at The Waterside Inn in Bray, England and Chef Jason Atherton at Maze Restaurant in London that taught him resilience and determination. As executive chef, Robinson uses his innate skills to transform traditional ingredients into contemporary American cuisine.
BILL HARRISON
SOUS CHEF
Bill Harrison is North Carolina country boy who has earned his chops through practical experience in some of the region’s most demanding kitchens. Bill rose to the position of banquet chef at The Umstead Hotel and Spa. In addition to his refined techniques and sophisticated palate, he continues to reach back to his childhood days in the kitchen with his mother and grandmother for many of his recipes. Bill’s local roots paired with his advanced skills make him a perfect fit for G2B’s fresh perspective.
DERIC MCGUFFEY
PASTRY CHEF
Deric McGuffey brings creativity, attention to detail and a knack for visual flair to the desserts, bread and crackers he serves at G2B. After taking work in a kitchen during college, he was inspired to pursue a culinary track. His focus on pastry began with Pastry Chef Robyn Mayo in the kitchen of Canoe in Atlanta, and his experience continued while training at Seeger’s. Deric enjoys creating playful desserts that use traditional elements offset with modern technique and presentation.
ANDREW CHRISTENBURY
Brewer
Andrew Christenbury is a North Carolina native who has cultivated his love for beer into a career. After attending from East Carolina University and accepting a position at G2B, Andrew’s interest in brewing expanded as he visited breweries around the country. He is particularly inspired the techniques employed by German and Belgian brewers. Since the construction of G2B’s in-house nano-brewery, Andrew has been able to pursue creative, unique brews that pair perfectly with Executive Chef Travis Robinson’s menu.
KATIE BEVERLEY
GENERAL MANAGER
Katie Beverley is a native of Chapel Hill and has spent several years working in the hospitality industry. Her career began at Hope Valley Country Club in Durham, where executed private and club events and bartended in the beloved Dover Bar. Following this experience, Katie continued to build her career working at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va., The Heights Casino Racquet Club in Brooklyn Heights, N.Y. and Hill Country Hospitality in New York, and participating in such events as Flat Iron Chefs and Big Apple BBQ. Wanting to be closer to family, Katie moved back to her home state in August 2014 to join the G2B team. She looks forward to implementing new ideas and events at the restaurant.