Ryan Poli

Executive Chef/Partner, Tavernita
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With National awards and accolades, international training and a warm charismatic personality- Tavernita Executive Chef/Partner Ryan Poli is a young chef to watch. Trained in classic French and American cuisine, Chef Poli refined his techniques by working at remarkable restaurants like Thomas Keller?s The French Laundry and Jean Banchet?s Le Francais. The Chicago native has been at the forefront of the Chicago culinary scene since opening Butter in 2005, which was voted one of the country?s ?Best New Restaurants? by Esquire Magazine.

Past Events

Saturday, Oct 15 2011

11 AM

Food is at the center of many of the big issues facing the world today. Thought leaders in the food industry present provocative discussions on how... read more
2 hours | Talk | Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art

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