About Justin Simoneaux
Born and raised in coastal Louisiana, Justin Simoneaux grew up hunting and fishing. At 15, he started working in restaurants, and by the time he was 18 he had worked his way up to line cook and then kitchen manager. But he realized he needed more training and came to San Francisco to attend the California Culinary Academy. He has worked in San Francisco's finest restaurants and was recently the Executive Chef for the popular restaurant, Boxing Room.
- Rising Star Chef, 2009San Francisco Chronicle