Crave! is where the best chefs and tastemakers from Spokane and the region personally give you a taste of their latest masterpieces. Say hello to all who will be at Crave! 2022 below!

Chefs

Marco Napolitano

Tre Palline Gelato Napolitano Marco has been in the gelato industry for more than 35 years. “He started as a teenager,” Ashley says of her

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Alvin Cailan

Umami or Eggslut/Spiceology Alvin Cailan has risen to become arguably the most high-profile chef in America’s Filipino food movement. He took the food scene by

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Booey’s Gourmet

BOOEY’S GOURMETS focus is on creating finishing sauces, some classic and others unique, with an emphasis on “The Perfect Blend between Heat and Flavor”. Currently,

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Silas Rogers

Gilded Unicorn Chef Silas has always had a passion for plating, flavors & takes inspiration from Chef Grant Achatz in Chicago & Chef Marco Pierre

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Tariq Rahman

Victory Burger Chef Tariq Rahman is a Chicago native and part of the Tavolata Spokane opening team, before becoming Head Chef at Bosco Pasta and

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Aaron Fiorini

Market Street Pizzeria Aaron Fiorini, owner/chef of Market Street Pizza, was born and raised in Spokane WA. He received his love of cooking from his

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Kadra Evans

Little Noodle Hi there, let’s tell you a little bit about Little Noodle and itty-bitty Buddha. We are an Asian inspired restaurant that loves to

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Tracy Rose

Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Tracy Rose has been in Chef for 38 years. He’s worked in all variations of kitchens from fine dining, country clubs,

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Sean Biltoft

Snow Eater Brewing Company Culinary school graduate from the Oregon Culinary Institute in Portland, Oregon.Executive Chef at Snow Eater Brewing Company. Sean likes to keep

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Nick Mikkelson

Honey Eatery & Social Club Nick Started dish washing at the age of 16. He joined Bardenay as a cook 15 years ago and has

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Jessica Winfrey

Sweet Frostings Jessica, Sally’s youngest child of three, has worked at Sweet Frostings since the very first booth at a small thrift fair the summer

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Kayleigh Wytcherly

Francaise Born and raised just outside of Spokane in the small town of Cheney, Kayleigh has alwaysbeen a native of the Pacific Northwest. In 2010,

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Chris White

Cosmic Cowboy Chris White is a local chef who lives in Spokane Valley. He graduated from the Inland Northwest Culinary Academy. He is Corporate Chef

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Felipe Hernandez

The year was 1990, and quite frankly, Felipe Hernandez needed a job.“Everyone had always loved our family’s tamales, and I decided, why not open a

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Peter Froese

Gander and Ryegrass Peter is the owner and chef. Italian inspired. An award winning contemporary tasting menu restaurant located in spokane. The uniqueness of their

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Scott Siff

Scott Siff, originally from Ft Lauderdale, Florida, is an Ethan Stowell Restaurant (ESR) veteran. Prior to Tavolata Spokane, Scott Siff opened Wolf with Ethan Stowell

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Daniel Gonzalez

Daniel Gonzalez went to the Art Institute of Seattle to earn his culinary degree. He worked in many up-and-coming restaurants until meeting his mentor in

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Caleb Smith

Chef Caleb Smith has been integral in the development of the restaurant at Arbor Crest, bringing creativity, passion and attention to detail with every dish.

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Chad White

Chad White Hospitality Group Chef White a Spokane native started his culinary career when joined the United States Navy on 9/11. From cooking in the

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Jarrott Moonitz

Durkin’s Jarrott grew up in Spokane and attended Art School in Seattle. After starting his culinary career in Spokane he relocated to Portland Ore to

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Travis Dickinson 

Cochinito Taqueria Travis first discovered the restaurant business at the age of 15, washing dishes at the Coeur d’Alene Resort in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.

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Brian Duffy

Duffified Experiences Born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, Chef Brian Duffy had his first experiences in the kitchen as a young child with his big

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Tony Reed

Spiceology I’ve worked in the culinary world since I was 15 years old. My strength has been in Asian cuisine, but classically trained at the

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US Foods

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses

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Chris Sylvia

Le Catering When Chris was 14, he worked at a restaurant across the street from his house. Watching the cooks there and the way they

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Alex Santos-Cucalon

Thai Bamboo My name is Chef Alex Santos-Cucalon. I am the Corporate Chef for Thai Bamboo Restaurants, the first person in the company to hold

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