Ted Hopson at The Bellwether

Bio

Ted Hopson is the chef/owner of The Bellwether. Ask any Italian worth his weight in pecorino what makes a great chef and he’ll respond that it takes love, passion, and family. Growing up in a large Italian household, he developed a reverence for cooking early in life which he now brings to his debut restaurant, The Bellwether.

Accolades

  • 10 Most Exciting New Restaurants
    Angeleno Magazine
  • Top 10 Best New Restaurants of 2015
    LA Magazine

My Restaurants

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

From My Menu

Chef Ted Hopson reviews Romesco, braised leeks, charred leeks, roasted cippolini, pickled red onion, onion sprouts at The Bellwether
$$$ | Modern | American
"New dish on the menu. We served this at the @beardfoundation and people loved it. Romesco, braised leeks, charred leeks, roasted cippolini, pickled red onion, onion sprouts. #thebellwether #romesco #leek #spain #food #jbf #onions #vegetarian #vegan #eeeeeats #dinela #foodporn #cheflife #zagat #bestof #eater #truecooks #simplefood #latergram #menu #hashtag"
instagram icon
Chef Ted Hopson reviews Sautéed bread, époisses cheese, marinated cherry tomatoes, lovage at The Bellwether
$$$ | Modern | American
"New dish starting soon. Sautéed bread, époisses cheese, marinated cherry tomatoes, lovage. #thebellwether #tomatoes #epoisses #cheese #vegetarian #foodporn #chef #michaelfiorelli #dinela #simplefood #yummy #forkyeah #getinmybelly"
instagram icon
Chef Ted Hopson reviews Crispy squash blossoms, fresh crushed heirloom tomato with white anchovy, stracciatella cheese, marjoram at The Bellwether
$$$ | Modern | American
"Another new dish: crispy squash blossoms, fresh crushed heirloom tomato with white anchovy, stracciatella cheese, marjoram. 📸: @valley_without_the_y #thebellwether #summer #squashblossom #italian #dinela #foodporn #latimesfood #zagat #chef #truecooks #yummy #hashtag"
instagram icon
Chef Ted Hopson reviews Strawberry shortcake, local strawberries macerated with almond infused cognac, mascarpone cream, honey biscuits, toasted almonds at The Bellwether
$$$ | Modern | American
"New dessert! Strawberry shortcake, local strawberries macerated with almond infused cognac (made by @ms_sassafras ) with mascarpone cream, honey biscuits, toasted almonds. #thebellwether #jbf #beardfoundation #strawberry #getinmybelly #illtaketwo #dinela #eaterla #michaelfiorelli #dessert #summer #yummy #food #chef 📸: @valley_without_the_y"
instagram icon