Get to know me better
Experienced chef. Worked in fine dining, events, weddings, and multicultural cuisine.
I’m a professional chef with 12 years of experience working for fine dining restaurants, corporate and boutique hotels. Michelin star restaurant experience. Experience in multicultural cuisine. Graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. Experienced in wine and food pairings. Detail oriented and always punctual. Bilingual fluent in both English and Spanish.
For me, cooking is...
My passion and my life
I learned to cook at...
Round Pond Estate, JosephPhelps Vineyards, Morimoto Napa, SPQR, Four Seasons, Auberge Resorts, Carneros Resort and the Culinary Institute of America
A role model in the kitchen is...
Rene Redzepi because of the way he treats food and more importantly people.
A cooking secret...
Using ingredients in as many ways as possible.
As a Private Chef, I can offer you:
Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Hidden Valley Lake.
A longer stay in Hidden Valley Lake? I'm available for holidays, on a daily basis, and so forth. Just let me know!
Because "sharing is caring". I would be happy to teach you all sorts of techniques and recipes in Hidden Valley Lake.
Trust me as a culinary consultant to help you with your concept in Hidden Valley Lake.
Ryan's Food Gallery
We all eat with our eyes first! Below you can find a little demonstration of what I can bring to your table.
Chef Ryan's reviews
Chef Ryan is the commensurate professional delivering a superb fine dining experience in the Napa area. Absolutely spectacular, would definitely recommend.
David Bradbury - Jan 13 2021
Book your experience with Chef Ryan
Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.