National Chef Recognition

Chefs and their restaurants are at the heart of our event. It is through their generosity and dedication that the American Liver Foundation is able to bring you this event. Hall of Fame chefs have participated in Flavors for 10 or more years. Honorable Mention chefs have participated in Flavors for 5-9 years.

Flavors of Connecticut

Chef Peter Hamme
Stone’s Throw Restaurant
Formally with The Stone House Restaurant
Supporting for 14 years

Chef David Foster
Da Legna
Formerly with Foster’s Restaurant
Supporting for 13 years

Chef Prasad Chirnomula
Thali
Supporting for 13 years

Chef Chip Miller
Michael Jordan’s Steak House
Supporting 10 Years

Chef Bryan Malcarney
Rory’ Restaurant
Supporting 10 years

Flavors of Denver

Chef Shaemus O’Brien
McCormick’s Fish House and Aquarium Denver
Supporting for 11 years

Chef Andrew Lubatty (2002-2011) & Chef Jon Davis (2012-2014)
Avenue Grill
Supporting for 13 years

Flavors of Northeast Ohio

Chef Dante Boccuzzi
Dante Dining Group
Supporting for 10 years

Flavors of Phoenix

Chef Lenard Rubin
The Country Club at DC Ranch
Supporting for 11 years

Chef Anthony DeMuro
Different Pointe of View
Supporting for 10 years

Chef Michael Rusconi
Rusconi’s American Kitchen
Supporting for 10 years

Chef Christopher Gross
Christopher’s Restaurant and Crush Lounge
Supporting for 26 years

Chef Michael DeMaria
M Catering by Michael’s
Supporting for 21 years

Chef Matt Carter
The House Brasserie
Supporting for 16 years

Chef Beau MacMillan
Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa
Supporting for 13 years

Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza
Barrio Café
Supporting for 12 years

Chef Eric Howson
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch
Supporting for 12 years

Chef Mark Tarbell
Tarbell’s
Supporting for 11 years

Flavors of San Diego

Kurt Metzger
Supporting for 12 years

Chef Paul Murphy
Humphreys Restaurant
Supporting for 10 years

Chef Jeffrey Strauss
Pamplemousse Grille
Supporting for 11 years

Flavors of Tucson

Chef Aris Cabrera
Quail Creek Country Club
Supporting for 10 years

Chef Ken Harvey
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
Supporting for 10 years

Flavors of Twin Cities

Chef Scott Pampuch
Supporting for 13 years

Chef Philip Dorwart
Create Caterin

 

Supporting for 11 yringears

Flavors of Connecticut

Chef Nicola Mancini
La Tavola
Supporting for 7 years

Chef Gabriel Carreno
Bistro Mediterranean & Tapas Bar
Supporting for 6 years

Esca Restaurant & Wine Bar
Supporting for 6 Years

Casues
Supporting for 6 years

Flavors of Dallas

Chef Hermann Heimeyer
Hyatt Regency Downtown Dallas
Supporting for 5 Years

Dakota’s Steakhouse
5 years in 2018

Flavors of Denver

Chef Jennifer Jasinsky (2001-2003), Chef Elise Wiggins (2005-2008), Chef Pat Kelly (2017), Chef Nicolas Lebas (2018)
Panzano
Supporting for 9 years

Chef Simon Purvis
The Edge Restaurant & Bar
Supporting for 5 years

Chef Charles Sinden (2010), Chef Nate Gravine (2011, 2012), Chef Steve Daniher (2014), Chef Patrick Czerwinski (2018)
The Lobby Denver
Supporting for 5 years

Chef Matt Mine (2008-2011), Chef John Robinson (2013, 2014), Chef Tom Lankheet (2015),  Chef Kyle Viera (2016)
The Oceanaire Seafood Room
Supporting for 8 years

Chef Aaron Whitcomb (2009-2012), Chef Elliot Jones (2017-2018)
YaYa’s Euro Bistro
Supporting for 6 years

Flavors of Houston

Chef Ruffy Sulaiman
1600 Bar + Grille
Supporting for 6 years

Chef Clinton Jackson
CJ’s Masterpiece
Supporting for 5 years

Flavors of Los Angeles

Chef Kevin Meehan
Kali Restaurant
Supporting for 7 years

Flavors of Northeast Ohio

Chef Jeff Jarrett
US Foods/Dinner in the Dark
Supporting for 9 years

Chef Matthew Mathlage
Supporting for 8 years

Chef Adam Bostwick
Cork & Cleaver Social Kitchen/Graffiti: A Social Kitchen/Polpetta
Supporting for 8 years

Chef Michael Nowak
The Black Pig
Supporting for 8 years

Chef Andrew Bower
Greenhouse Tavern
Supporting for 5 years

Chef Brian Okin
Dinner in the Dark
Supporting for 6 years

Chef John Selick
University Hospitals/Sodexo
Supporting for 6 years

Flavors of Orange County

Chef Joshua Severson
Selanne Steak Tavern
Supporting for 6 years

Flavors of Phoenix

Chef Michael Rusconi
Rusconi’s American Kitchen
Supporting for 9 years

Chef Michael Cairns
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
Supporting for 8 years

Chef Jose Hernandez
Coup Des Tartes
Supporting for 5 years

Chef James Porter
TERRA Farm + Manor
Supporting for 9 years

Chef Ron Dimas
Orange Sky at Talking Stick
Supporting for 8 years

Chef Brian Archibald
The Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Supporting for 7 years

Chef Christopher Nicosia
Sassi
Supporting for 7 years

Chef Don Molinich
DoubleTree Resorts by Hilton Paradise Valley-Scottsdale
Supporting for 6 years

Chef Jeremy Pacheco
LON’s at the Hermosa
Supporting for 6 years

Flavors of San Diego

Chef Mario Cassineri
Officine Buona Forchetta
Supporting for 6 Years

Chef Christopher Gardner
Volunteers of America, Southwest Division
Supporting for 9 years

Chef Timothy Ralphs
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
Supporting for 6 years

Chef Aron Schwartz
Marina Kitchen, Marriott Marquis Marina San Diego
Supporting for 5 years

Flavors of Tucson

Chef Ken Harvey
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
Supporting for 9 years

Chef Danny Perez
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa
Supporting for 6 years

Chef Bruce Yim
The Grill at Hacienda del Sol
Supporting for 8 years

Chef Ryan Clark
PY STEAKHOUSE at Casino Del Sol
Supporting for 7 years

Chef Brian Steiner
The Gallery Golf Club
Supporting for 7 years

Flavors of Twin Cities

Chef Andrew Baebenroth
Guthrie Theater
Supporting for 8 years

Chef Scott Brink
Happy Gnome
Supporting for 8 years

Chef Aaron Hagerdorn
Main Street Farmer
Supporting for 7 years

Chef Chris Ikeda
Lake & Irving
Supporting for 5 years


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