- Miles Restaurant
- Napa Valley, CA
Dave studied at the Culinary Institute of America, then honed his skills at several acclaimed dining establishments including March Restaurant, Mas and Nobu in New York City before joining Thomas Keller in Napa Valley. At Bouchon, his talent and energy propelled him to sous chef and then executive sous chef positions. With the opening of Ad Hoc in 2006, he was promoted to chef de cuisine and was instrumental in the restaurant's success. Under Dave's leadership, Ad Hoc received a 3-star rating from the San Francisco Chronicle and was included in the publication's annual list of Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants. In collaboration with Thomas Keller, Dave co-authored Ad Hoc at Home, a cookbook that won both James Beard and IACP awards and appeared on the New York Times best sellers list. Dave has appeared on the Cooking Channel, Food Network, "The Today Show," "The Early Show," and "Martha." He is the chef and owner of soon-to-open Miles Restaurant.