Chef Brian Malarkey has created 15 wildly successful restaurants across the United States. He serves as the Partner of nine other concepts in Southern California, including Herb & Wood, Herb & Eatery, Herb & Sea, Animae, NIMA Café, and Herb & Ranch. He was the founding executive chef/partner of Searsucker and Herringbone restaurants, which sold majority stake to Hakkasan Group in 2014. Under his guidance, the brands expanded both across the country and internationally to 10 locations. Brian was a finalist on Bravo’s Top Chef All-Stars and past Top Chef contestant. He also appears regularly on Guy’s Grocery Games, the Today Show, and Good Morning America.