Accolades

  • One Star (Naha)
    Michelin Guide
  • Best Chef: Great Lakes
    James Beard Foundation
  • Nominee for Outstanding Restaurant (Naha)
    James Beard Foundation
  • Fine Dining Hall of Fame
    Nation's Restaurant News
  • Nominee for Best New Restaurant (Brindille)
    James Beard Foundation
  • Nominee for Outstanding Restauranteur
    James Beard Foundation
  • AAA Four Diamond Award (Naha)
    American Automobile Association
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in CHI

My Venues

  • Naha
    500 N Clark St
    Chicago, IL

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

"Hudson Valley Foie Gras at Brindille - It just can't get any better! #ChefLife"
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"Fat tail lamb kebabs, Uzbekistan"
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"Armenian Pagash! Nothing like it. The best ever"
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"Verrine of grapefruit and white chocolate. So many layers of flavor #NAHA"
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"The late great Paul Bocuse and Jean Banchet at NAHA many many years ago. RIP"
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At My Venues