A culinary professional with more than 10 years of experience, Executive Chef of Bourbon Steak, Bryan Brown leads the opening of the new restaurant, leads the development behind the restaurant’s menus, oversees operational procedures and event planning of Michael Mina’s modern American steakhouse while continuing to uphold the James Beard award winning chef’s philosophy of constructing bold yet balanced flavors. Brown most recently served as Executive Chef at Bottega Louie, a restaurant, gourmet market, patisserie and café in downtown Los Angeles where he oversaw a staff of more than 40 culinary professionals while managing the food production and back of house operations. Prior to this role, he was Executive Chef at Vintana Wine + Dine in Escondido where he developed menus, hired and led a staff of more than 30 and mentored chefs and cooks.