- Tyler Florence, Wayfare Tavern
Appearances at Pebble Beach Food & Wine 2013:
For the past fifteen years, Chef Tyler Florence (www.tylerflorence.com) has delighted the masses by sharing the sights, sounds and flavors of his unique culinary vision to fans around the world.
After graduating from the prestigious culinary program at Johnson and Wales University, Florence tackled the Big Apple where he helmed multiple acclaimed restaurants. As the buzz about the charismatic young chef’s food picked up steam, a fresh new television network took notice and the rest, as they say, is history. After 12 plus years as a franchise star of the Food Network, Florence has taken his food and his wit across the globe. He has starred in such series as How to Boil Water, a cooking show for novices, Food 911, his hugely popular “recipe rescue” show, as well as his signature series, Tyler’s Ultimate. Tyler recently released two new top-selling cookbooks – Stirring The Pot, and Dinner at my Place (Wiley) in addition to his three previous books- Tyler’s Ultimate, Eat This Book, and Real Kitchen (Clarkson Potter).
In July of 2008, Tyler opened his first kitchen retail shop, The Tyler Florence Shop, in Mill Valley, California. In early 2010, Tyler opened his first signature restaurants, Wayfare Tavern, in San Francisco’s Financial District and El Paseo in Mill Valley. In Spring of 2010, adjacent to The Tyler Florence Shop in Napa, Tyler also be opened a new restaurant concept, Tyler Florence Rotisserie & Wine.