Brian Lee Weaver leads the kitchen at Butcher & Bee and Redheaded Stranger in Nashville. Portland, Oregon introduced Weaver to a restaurant culture he had never seen before. He entered the world of fine dining under the mentorship of chef Sarah Schafer at Irving Street Kitchen. Weaver jumped at the chance to move to Los Angeles to work as a sous chef of Venice Beach hot-spot Superba Snack Bar. He soon took over as Executive Chef, working to build a diverse, fresh menu highlighting the produce of Southern California. Two years later, Weaver was offered the opportunity to lead the kitchen at Butcher & Bee Nashville. In 2018 Weaver and partner Shemtov opened Redheaded Stranger, the McFerrin Park spot highlights the beloved Southwestern food of Weaver’s childhood, serving breakfast and lunch with menus highlighting Hatch green chilies and homemade tortillas, with breakfast tacos and brisket.