Amar is the Executive Chef and Partner at the famed Broadway by Amar Santana in Laguna Beach, California and Vaca in Costa Mesa, California. Born in the Dominican Republic, Santana immigrated to the U.S. at age 13 and began his culinary career at 16. He was mentioned by some of the world’s most renowned chefs helping him develop his skills of expressing his passion through food. He has earned many accolades throughout his career, most recently Bravo’s Top Chef season 13 runner up. By combining flavors and culinary traditions from all over the world, Chef Amar provides a truly unforgettable gastronomical experience.