Who: Ryan Scott, the local culinary artist who rose to fame during the fourth season of Bravo's hit show "Top Chef." Years in San Francisco: Born and raised in California's Central Valley, Scott relocated to San Francisco in 1999 and has lived here ever since. Current Gig: You'd think Scott was trying to take over the world (or at least the city) with his cornucopia of food-related projects.In addition to piloting his popular food trucks 3 Sum Eats around town, Scott hosts a food radio show on KGO 810 Newstalk, runs catering business Ryan Scott 2 Go and serves as the official face of Bon Appetit's new kitchen collection.
Both will be located in the heart of SF’s Castro neighborhood and balance fun cocktails with killer comfort food.Janine Booth and Jeff Mc Innis powerhouse couple (Janine of Season 11, Jeff of Season 5) plan to open their second restaurant Sarsparilla Club at the Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach in Miami early this year, taking over the space formerly occupied by Morimoto South Beach.Ryan's professional career began with a one-year internship at the acclaimed Bistro Roxy in Reno, Nevada.In 2001 the enchantment of Hawaii and its array of opportunity compelled him to move out of the landlocked Central Valley to the island of Maui, where he leaped head-first into Polynesian cuisine and took full advantage of his surroundings, eventually staged under two of Hawaii's finest chefs, Peter Merriman and Alan Wong. In late 2005, he joined the Myth restaurant group and launched its successor, Myth Caf two months later.The California native and former Chez Panisse chef is also busy getting ready to open Brezza Emporio and Pizzeria, his first San Francisco restaurant in the landmark Ghirardelli Square early this year.
Chad White competitor Chad White announced in November that he’d be moving from San Diego back to his hometown of Spokane, Washington in December to open a small restaurant called Native Post & Provisions in the spring.One will be a new version of his imaginative sandwich shop ink.sack, the other an intimate 20-30 seat restaurant with an omakase (Japanese for chef’s choice) menu.He’s yet to announce the name, but has revealed that the concept will be to have no fixed concept.The home chefs race to create the best dishes to impress celebrity judges.Ryan Scott zeroed in on his desire to be a chef at the early age of nine when the "toys" at the top of his Christmas list included kitchen utensils, a wok and food dehydrator.Whether you're craving good ol' comfort food, fine French fare, or a place that changes culinary concepts practically every time you walk in the door, these Bravolebs are going to have you feeling full this year when their restaurants open.