"If i'm not in the kitchen cooking, then I'm on expo, or greeting guests, or serving drinks.  When you're at Red Pepper, its like you're a guest in my home."

 

"If i'm not in the kitchen cooking, then I'm on expo, or greeting guests, or serving drinks.  When you're at Red Pepper, its like you're a guest in my home."

Committed to Excellence.

 

Committed to creating an unforgettable dining experience for each and every guest, Mimmo Alboumeh’s contagious spirit has not only landed him a loyal following, but it’s also earned him the title as one of Atlanta’s most personable restaurateurs and chefs. 

Owner of MAYA Steaks & Seafood in Sandy Springs and Red Pepper Taqueria in Buckhead and Decatur, Mimmo boasts more than 20 years of experience in the culinary industry. Born in Lebanon, he grew up in Spain and spent time in Italy before moving to Georgia. A trendsetter, Mimmo has also become known for his creative vision and ability to introduce new cooking and cocktail trends to the market.

Each of his concepts is a direct reflection of his dedication and passion for always going above and beyond.  Drawing from his extensive experience with Spanish cuisine to create innovative menus and restaurant concepts, Mimmo draws from his fine dining background to offer guests creative American steak and seafood dishes with his signature Spanish flair at MAYA Steaks & Seafood.  Named after his youngest daughter, MAYA Steaks & Seafood also features a curated wine list with over 40 wines by the glass handpicked by Mimmo and original cuts of meat from renowned meat purveyor, Braveheart Black Angus Beef.  

Considered one of Atlanta’s top dining destinations for Mexican cuisine, at Red Pepper Taqueria, Mimmo has redefined the typical Mexican dining experience by offering signature dishes bursting with flavor using locally sourced and organic ingredients, an unparalleled tequila selection, brunch options, signature cocktails and much more.  

With a philanthropic heart, Mimmo is active in each community where he has a restaurant and regularly hosts charitable events and initiatives in an effort to give back. He also belongs to the Roswell Business Alliance, the Roswell Chamber and the Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce.