About Tyler Gugliotta
Culinarian-in-chief, Tyler Gugliotta, is the Executive Chef of Baran's 2239. Chef Gugliotta, has elevated the dining scene in the South Bay one innovative plate-at-a-time. Culinary talent also runs in Gugliotta’s family history. A son of a chef, Gugliotta has always remained passionate about his family’s Italian heritage and his long-standing connection to Southern California. Gugliotta first gained his chops at Fleming’s Steakhouse while attending college, but Gugliotta quickly moved on to running prominent kitchens in the South Bay after only a short time in the industry. One of the restaurants, Brix@1601, was voted one of the Top 10 New Restaurants by Los Angeles magazine in 2009. He helped open Bistro Bagatelle in West Hollywood with one of Thomas Keller’s protégés in February 2012. Chef Gugliotta then spent some time at The Tasting Kitchen in Venice Beach, CA under the culinary tutelage of Chef Casey Lane . As one of the rising chefs at The Tasting Kitchen Gugliotta helped continue their tradition of excellence and they remained one of the premier restaurants in Los Angeles.