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Jamie Olivares, The Rooftop by STK at Andaz

Interesting Fact: “Chef Jaime loves cooking seafood and it stemmed from his childhood first focusing on ceviche and the rest is history.”

600 F St
San Diego, CA 92101
619.849.1234

Best Hotel Chef in SD

Jose “JoJo” Ruiz, Lionfish at Pendry San Diego

Interesting Fact: “Aside from cooking, JoJo has been building/restoring hot rods and motorcycles his whole life.”

550 J Stcro
San Diego, CA 92101
619.738.7000

Best Hotel Chef in SD

Nathan Lingle, Kitchen 1540 at L’Auberge Del Mar

Interesting Fact: “He enjoys brewing his own craft beer at home.”

1540 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014
858.259.1515

Best Hotel Chef in SD

Andrew Reyes, Tidal at Paradise Point Resort & Spa

Interesting Fact: “I [was] born and raised on the Island of Guam. I moved to California in 2010 to forward my career and knowledge in hospitality, food and beverage.”

1404 Vacation Rd
San Diego, CA 92109
858.240.4913

Best Hotel Chef in SD

Julian Quinones, TWENTY/20 at The Sheraton Carlsbad

Interesting Fact: “Julian’s dad was the executive chef at La Valencia and gave Julian his first job as a pantry cook.”

5480 Grand Pacific Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008
760.827.2400

 

Ryan Gilbert, HOPE 46 at Lafayette Hotel & Swim Club

Interesting Fact: “Ryan was the 7th rated chess player for ages 13 and under in the US from 1990 to 1992.”
2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104

619.296.2101

 

David Warner, JRDN at Tower 23

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Fueling up 😋 #jrdn #sandiego #sd

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Interesting Fact: “I hear a lot of chefs say they don’t cook at home, but I find a lot inspiration in my home kitchen. Some of our guests’ favorites like the short ribs with kimchi vegetables were first eaten on my patio table.”

723 Felspar St
San Diego, CA 92109
858.270.2323

 

Steven Riemer, Oceana at Catamaran Resort & Spa

Interesting Fact: “Chef Riemer speaks enough French and Spanish to get into trouble, but not enough to get out of it.”

3999 Mission Blvd
San Diego, CA 92109
858.488.1081

 

Brett Wegrzyn, Cafe Bahia at Bahia Resort

Interesting Fact: “Before entering the culinary world, Chef Wegrzyn was a certified Elementary School teacher in three states: Massachusetts, Arizona and California.”

998 West Mission Bay Dr
San Diego, CA 92109
858.488.0551

Jeff Jackson, A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Interesting Fact: “Chef Jackson road bikes to The Lodge at Torrey Pines from his home in Encinitas everyday.”

11480 North Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
858.453.4420

 

Fabrice Hardel, Westgate Room at The Westgate Hotel

Interesting Fact: “Fabrice is a marathon fanatic.”

1055 Second Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
619.238.1818

 

Antonio Votta, Locale and Ginger Bar at Viejas Casino & Resort

Interesting Fact: “I have a  Saturday-night-after-service ritual—I get a number one (Double Double) from In N’ Out with an extra side of Animal Style Fries.”

5000 Willows Rd
Alpine, CA 91901-1656
619.445.5400

 

Chris Aguirre, Crown Landing at Loews Coronado

4000 Coronado Bay Road
Coronado, CA 92118
619.424.4000

 

Amanda Colello, Fiore at Harrah’s Resort Southern California

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They redeemed themselves with the surf & turf ☺️

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Interesting Fact: “I love to sing karaoke!”

777 Harrah’s Rincon Way
Funner, CA 92082
760.751.3100