Bruce Kalman

Bruce Kalman

Los Angeles

About Bruce Kalman

Bruce Kalman is the head chef at Union. Born and raised in northern New Jersey, he has spent almost his entire life working in kitchens, and was trained by some of the nation’s top chefs. His culinary career began at a local pizzeria owned by a family friend, where he fell in love with fresh ingredients and the beat of the kitchen.

My Venues


  • Nominee for Rising Star Chef
    James Beard Foundation
  • Winner
    Food Network's Chopped
  • Winner
    Esquire Network’s Knife Fight
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in Los Angeles

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

Meat on meat on meat
"Meat on meat on meat deliciousness @#topchef"
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For our collab dinner tomorrow
"For our collab dinner tomorrow night @#woodfire"
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First of 500 stuffed cabbage
"First of 500 stuffed cabbage rolls with lamb, currants, pine nuts and rice for tonight’s @#losangeles"
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At My Venues