Ryan  DeNicola at Chi Spacca

About Ryan DeNicola

Ryan DeNicola is the Executive Chef at chi SPACCA. Born and raised in Southern California, he was taught the importance of quality ingredients at an early age. At the age of eight, he helped his grandmother and father in the kitchen which laid the foundation for a lifelong passion.

Accolades

  • 30 under 30
    Zagats
  • Best New Restaurant
    Esquire Magazine's

My Restaurants

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

Chef Ryan  DeNicola reviews  at post.venue.name
"It was a pleasure hosting the cookbook signing for @autentico_cookbook by Rolando Beramendi. His food is simple, beautiful, and exemplifies what Italian cooking is all about. Go get Autentico the cookbook as a gift for a friend."
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Chef Ryan  DeNicola reviews  at post.venue.name
"Today after @dariocecchinimacellaio butchered half of a cow in our kitchen, @adamperrylang came by with @mags1620 and we ate beef ribs they made for our staff meal. Today was a very good day. Thanks to APL and his team for the insanely delicious ribs!!! #itwasaverygoodday Oh and I stole this photo from @lil_soliloquy because I was too overwhelmed with happiness to take a picture."
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Chef Ryan  DeNicola reviews  at post.venue.name
"Three types of empanadas: pipian, cheese, and beef. Colombia loves fried food!"
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Chef Ryan  DeNicola reviews  at post.venue.name
"Thomcord grapes. Some products blow your mind and make you wonder what you had been eating most of your life."
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Chef Ryan  DeNicola reviews  at post.venue.name
"Salmon, rice, salmon roe, thinly sliced omelette. Too good."
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Chef Ryan  DeNicola reviews  at post.venue.name
"One of the most "craveable" restaurants in all of LA. That "badass chicken tikka" is just always perfect. Thanks @badmaashla and @arjunbadmaash and @nakulbadmaash for the hospitality!"
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From My Menu