David Root

David Root


About David Root

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

My Venues


  • Nominee
    James Beard Awards
  • Hot New Chefs

Behind the Scenes

Coconut curry shrimp, with
"Coconut curry shrimp, with green curry tartar, and kennebec potato fries, and jalapeño ketchup..... is by far one of the best ways to eat shrimp. #pdx"
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It is hard to decide which
"It is hard to decide which Negroni to have for @negroniweek so we went with all three. All three distinctly different with their own personalities. Negroni week is a perfect opportunity to drink for a good cause! Cheers! Proceeds from each drink get donated to one of our favorite charities! #cocktailporn"
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Nuts about PDX - whipped
"Nuts about PDX - whipped peanut, house made vanilla ice cream, chocolate fudge, salted peanuts, and peanut butter cookie..... it is hard not to be nuts about this dessert! This is our dessert option for Portland Dining Month! Three course $33 all month long! valrhonausa"
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Getting ready to crack these
"Getting ready to crack these beauties for tonight’s Lobster Gnocchi .... don’t worry we still have live ones for our Lobster Boil 😉"
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German chocolate cake with
"German chocolate cake with maple pecan ice cream! Inspired from one of my coveted hikes in the beautiful Oregon forest! Outdoor inspiration! #pastryart"
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At My Venues