About Nick Dugan
Nick Dugan is the executive chef at Michael Mina Las Vegas in the Bellagio. He began with Chef Michael Mina in Washington, DC at Bourbon Steak in the renowned Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown. Focused and determined he climbed the ranks to sous chef of Bourbon Steak. After 3 years in DC, Dugan jumped at an opportunity to become Executive Sous Chef at RN74 Seattle. Over the next two years in the French Inspired Bistro Dugan grew into the role of Chef de Cuisine at the restaurant on 4th and Pike at only 25 years old. A move to the Midwest would soon follow where Dugan was the opening Executive Chef of Eastside Eat & Drink in Minneapolis, followed by opening Chef de Cuisine of Bellecour Bistro in Wayzata, MN. Bellecour and Dugan both received rave reviews over the next two years on a local and national level. At 29 years old in 2017, Dugan was listed and honored in Zagat’s 30 under 30 National List, as top young industry leaders across the country for his work in Minnesota. In 2018, he returned to the MINA Group.