What inspires chefs and restauranteurs? How do they convey their vision to their design teams? And how do designers bring it to life? Join us for a special STL Design Week discussion with some of St. Louis’s premier chefs, restauranteurs, and designers:
Gerard Craft, Owner & Executive Chef, Niche Food Group (Pastaria, Sardella, Brasserie, Niche, Taste, Cinder House at the Four Seasons)
Chris Kelling, Co-owner and General Manager, Elmwood
Matt McGuire, Owner and General Manager, Louie
Steve Savage, Owner, The Midwestern, Start Bar, and Wheelhouse
Mike Spakowski, Partner and Creative Director, Atomic Dust. Projects include Pastaria, Sardella, Cinder House, Porano, Niche, The Midwestern, Start Bar, Yellowbelly, Crazy Bowls & Wraps, and more.
David Stine, Owner and Lead Designer, David Stine Furniture. Clients include Elmwood, Louie, Sardella, The Midwestern, Rockwell, Sidney Street Café, Truffles, Balkan Treat Box, 9 Mile Garden, Strange Donuts, Gioia’s Delis, and Vitality Bowls, and more.
Eric Thoelke, President and Founder, Toky. Projects include Rockwell, Vicia, Cherokee Street, Firecracker Pizza, Hugo’s, Bailey’s Range, Hot Box Cookies, Small Batch, Shift Test Kitchen, and more.