Chef and owner Jason Arbusto brings years of classical and modern experience as well as a passion to the great small city of the south Lynchburg VA.
After graduating high school at Virginia Episcopal School in Lynchburg he attended the Culinary School of American in New York. While absorbing all he could at school he accepted an externship at the 5 star 5 diamond Flagship Ritz-Carlton in Naples.
2 Weeks after graduating CIA he moved to France where he took his career to the next level working under master chefs Alain Ducasse (3 Michelin Stars, 2nd best restaurant in world 2002), Jean-Francois Piege (2 Michelin Stars), Les Freres Porcel (2 Michelin Stars) amongst others.
After 8 years in Europe Jason was executive chef in Las Vegas at Restaurant Mix (largest 1 Michelin Star in World, 16th highest grossing independent in US). Continuing in the tradition of high level challenges Jason recently worked in select amazing properties in the San Francisco Bay area including Phil Lesh’s Terrapin Crossroads (Grateful Dead), The Battery Social Club as well as other high profile positions.
He recently moved back home to Lynchburg with his beautiful wife and 2 children where he looks forward to life in a smaller city and bringing a great food focused mindset to the growing and hidden gem of Lynchburg, Virginia.