Austin Cueto

Executive Chef Austin Cueto
Restaurant Kevin Taylor

Austin Cueto, Executive Chef of the acclaimed Kevin Taylor Restaurant Group, including Restaurant Kevin Taylor, has been overseeing culinary operations since 2009. Austin studied at the school of culinary arts at Johnson & Wales University, Denver, CO. He attributes his success to his dedication to classical techniques and innovative, modern concepts. Austin learned his love for the culinary arts admiring the renowned European chefs of Michelin star restaurants. The beginning of Austin’s training was learning rigorous techniques of a classical brigade kitchen directly from Michelin trained chefs at venues such as The Sage & Onion in Santa Barbara, CA. His passion drove him back to his home town of Denver where he could further pursue his inspirations and career. He focused on acquiring a position in the kitchen of Restaurant Kevin Taylor, one he coveted due to the numerous accolades and highest level of service Kevin Taylor restaurants have earned a reputation for. Guests may see that Austin strives in the use of fresh and local ingredients to create contemporary French food with global inspiration. He maintains the highest levels of excellence demonstrated by Restaurant Kevin Taylor earning Forbes Four-Star rating for over a decade. “In my kitchen we are all learning, everyone has creative input, we have to be a team in order to make every experience unforgettable.” -Chef Austin Cueto

Jose Mascaro2, Austin Cueto