On the horizon for Spring 2024 is Halidom Eatery, a game-changer in food, beverage, and community bonding for East Atlanta. Nestled in the IST Management building at 1341 Moreland Avenue SE, the eatery is poised to cater to a population of nearly 350,000 within a mere fifteen-minute drive. Surrounding neighborhoods benefiting from this culinary addition include East Atlanta, Glenwood Park, Chosewood Park, Ormewood Park, Boulevard Heights, Woodland Hills, and Gresham Park and Constitution. 

Hal Blackman, IST Management Services’ President and CEO, remarks, “in our year at this location, we’ve sensed from nearby residents that they are longing for a vibrant and new communal space. Drawing from this feedback, we are putting together a stellar lineup of local and regional food and beverage vendors. In addition, our vision is to invigorate the neighborhood with many public events, private gatherings, and engaging weekly programs at Halidom Eatery that are family friendly.” 

A limited number of the eleven stall spaces are still available, which include exclusive features like a stone hearth pizza oven, smoker, and the all-day-café stall is outfitted with espresso machines that are both automatic and manual, two rapid cook ovens, and a beer tower for nitro-coffee. Prospective culinary vendors will appreciate the streamlined operations backed by a comprehensive management team, ready-to-use POS system, and efficient support staff. 

Blackman further emphasized, “Our goal is to align with the community’s desire for near-by food and ensure the chosen concepts resonate with the neighborhood’s comfort zone.” 

Coliccho Consulting, a reputed name in food and beverage consultation, works collaboratively with the Halidom Eatery team from ideation to execution. 

Trip Schneck, Coliccho Consulting, Managing Partner, “Halidom Eatery is positioned to serve as a flag-planting food and beverage experience in East Atlanta. Having worked on over 50 food halls across the nation, Halidom Eatery is one of the most thoughtful and well-appointed build outs we have seen in our 15 years of working on food hall projects. The owner’s commitment to excellence permeates throughout the space. Our team at Colicchio Consulting had the opportunity to work closely with IST Management and commercial broker terra alma on the conceptualizing, planning, and curation of the eatery. Overall, we are excited to bring Halidom Eatery to life, knowing it will provide a community table for the residents of East Atlanta and beyond, while offering a little something for everyone in the neighborhood.” 

Eimer Design Studio, a renowned architect and design firm, infuses an art deco aesthetic with a touch of tropical flair. Ed Eimer, President, Eimer Design, “The Halidom Eatery project stands at the top echelon of the more than 80 food hall projects Eimer Design has created, and I’m incredibly excited to see this vision become a reality. It was clear from the beginning that IST Management wanted a truly unique design. And the goal has been attained with an unexpected and imaginative atmosphere that transports guests to an environment reminiscent of a warm, tropical spot. The eatery is strategically laid out to allow visitors to meander through unique pockets of indoor and outdoor spaces, finding a variety of artisanal vendors, dining spaces, lounges and collaborative zones. Bold, vibrant colors and graphics are inspired by Art Deco heritage, while organic and tactile elements derived from the relaxed lifestyle make the space approachable to all. The combination of layout, materiality and curation will make Halidom Eatery a local favorite, a destination and social hub unlike anything else in the South East Atlanta area.” 

The construction is entrusted to BA Barrett Construction, known for its meticulous work on numerous IST Management projects. 

Highlights of Halidom Eatery 

Indoor seating for 320 

Outdoor seating for 123 

30-seat upscale bar 

Pending open container permit 

Distinct parking facilities for residents and visitors 

A dedicated concierge service 

Streamlined order and pick-up station 

Third-party delivery options 

A private events space 

A sprawling 2-acre outdoor green space tailored for family enjoyment. 

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