Originally from Toronto, Canada, Ben grew up cooking in some of the city's top restaurants before moving abroad. He is passionate about local food issues, sustainable agriculture and fisheries and foraging wild foods. A perfect fit.
Our dear Bread and Bones Paladar darlings (Gracie Schatz and Alana Eckhart) first introduced us to Ben Spiegel. A proud resident of Sonoma County, he currently works with Water 2 Table. He is the former chef at Revival at the Applewood Inn and chef of Skal in New York City. Previously sous-chef at The Willows Inn on Lummi Island. Ben has worked in restaurants across Europe including time spent at noma and AOC in Copenhagen, Denmark. Also, he has interned in Kyoto, Japan, France’s Loire Valley, Reykjavik, Iceland and London, England.