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Brian Griffith

Executive Chef

Raised in Knoxville, TN, Brian Griffith has spent 20 years working in the hospitality industry. After attending The University of Tennessee, Brian started his career working under James Beard nominated Chef Dan Mondok at the Carlyle in Portland, OR, where he worked for two years. He then moved to Denver to work alongside award-winning Chef Thanawat Bates at the four-star and Four-Diamond hotel Brown Palace Hotel and Spa and Scott Parker at Table 6. Looking for a change of scenery and a new challenge, Brian then moved to Copenhagen for several months to work at two Michelin-starred Kadeau, before landing in San Francisco in 2016 at previous Bay Area mainstay Oliveto. In 2020, Brian joined James Beard award-winning Chef Brandon Jew as Executive Sous Chef at the Michelin starred restaurant, Mister Jiu's.