Juneau, AK


James Beard Rising Star Chef semifinalist Beau Schooler was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, and began his cooking career at 14. After working at several restaurants throughout Alaska and in Portland, Oregon, he enrolled at the Italian Culinary Institute in Calabria, Italy, in 2006. After completing his studies at the Italian Culinary Institute, Schooler made his home in Juneau, Alaska's capital city, where he owns and operates several eateries.