Voltaggio STRFSH (Santa Monica, CA)
Michael Voltaggio is the owner and chef of the highly acclaimed restaurant ink. and the artisanal sandwich concept Sack Sandwiches in Los Angeles, as well as chef and partner – alongside his brother and chef Bryan Voltaggio – in the Voltaggio Brothers Steak House, located at MGM National Harbor. Beginning his career at 15, Voltaggio earned the prestigious Greenbrier apprenticeship at the age of 19, and went on to helm the kitchens at Dry Creek Kitchen and The Bazaar by José Andrés. Celebrated for having reinterpreted a new class of finer dining at ink. – which received the title of GQ’s “Best New Restaurant in America” 2011 – Voltaggio has been recognized as one of Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs 2013, winner of Bravo’s Top Chef, and hosted the Travel Channel series Breaking Borders.
Awards and Accolades:
- Bravo’s “Top Chef” Winner, Season 6
- Food & Wine’s “Best New Chefs” 2013
- GQ’s “Best New Restaurant in America” 2011 (ink.)
Saturday, March 9
Celebrate open flame cooking with savory grilled seafood offerings, chilled seafood bites and desserts prepared by 18 renowned chefs.