David Root at The Hairy Lobster

Bio

David Root has over 45 years of experience the industry. Root headed up kitchens around the country including bluezoo in Orlando.

Accolades

  • Nominee
    James Beard Awards
  • Hot New Chefs
    CNN

My Restaurants

Behind the Scenes

From My Menu

Chef Mellisa Root reviews Boston cream pie at The Hairy Lobster
"Thought I would throwback a bit and reminisce of my pastry team past and present with a picture of Boston cream pie! Celebrate @thehairylobsterpdx @eaterpdx. #throwbackthursday #oneteamonedream #missyouguys #madera"
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Chef David Root reviews Lobster mac & cheese, 2-lb Maine lobster, four cheeses at The Hairy Lobster
"Come celebrate the lunar eclipse, the snow moon, and the comet tonight with us...... Over a decadent bowl of Lobster Mac and Cheese. Four different cheeses, an amazing pasta, folded together with a 2 pound main lobster. What better way to celebrate a solar phenomenon! #breakingnews #travelportland #pdxeats #lunareclipse #snowmoon #readyfordinner"
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Chef David Root reviews BBQ rabbit, jalapeƱo cheddar biscuit, kale, caramelized onion at The Hairy Lobster
"It is starting to get chilly again outside, and we are vowing to stay warm inside with our BBQ'D RABBIT AND JALAPEƑO CHEDDAR BISCUIT, KALE,CARAMELIZED ONION, BRAISIN' BROTH! The smell from the biscuits is insane right now! #biscuits #rabbit #braised #pdxeats #pdxchefs #cheflife #chefsofinstagram #pastrymeetssavory #teamwork"
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Chef David Root reviews Blackened snapper, Anson Mills grits, caramelized acorn squash at The Hairy Lobster
"I am feeling the need for some Blackened Snapper with Anson Mills grits and carmelized acorn squash! Fresh from the ocean to the table! Just another reason to love Portland..... #beautifulbounty #freshfish #blackened #southerncooking #chefsofinstagram #chefowned"
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Chef David Root reviews Barley salad, smoked tofu, peanut, fish sauce, serrano, mint at The Hairy Lobster
"Calling on spring...... with this #barley salad. Smoked tofu, peanut and fish sauce dressing, Serrano and fresh herbs and veggies .... simply put it is "delightful!" #pdxeats #springveggies #eaterpdx #eatlocal #chefslife #chefsofinstagram"
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