Scott Floyd was exposed to restaurants at an early age, starting his career as a dishwasher and busboy at a local Italian restaurant in 1978. After graduating from the ACF Joint Apprentice Training Committee in 1984, he worked in 4 and 5-star hotels in the Monterey area for seven years. Scott has sharpened his culinary skills in kitchens throughout the country, serving as Corporate Chef for concepts like Islands Restaurants, Salt Creek Grille, and several microbreweries. He has taken the reins as Kitchen Manager at Cheesecake Factory, served as a Consulting Chef, and opened a restaurant of his own. Scott’s vast culinary experience has allowed him to bring unique and inspired flavors to kitchens throughout Southern California, as the new Corporate Chef of Great Maple. Great Maple, a modern American eatery, has locations in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego.