Los Angeles, CA


Chef Miles was recently named Executive Chef at Makani in Venice, CA. Thompson's progressive culinary style and technical acumen, honed in top kitchens around the country that include SHED in Sonoma County, Son of a Gun, Animal and NOBU, brings fresh energy to the Los Angeles institution credited as a pioneer of California cuisine. Los Angeles last saw Thompson at the helm of the well-received Allumette in Echo Park in 2014, which earned coveted spots on Bon Appetit’s 50 Best New Restaurants list in 2013, Jonathan Gold’s 101 Best Restaurants, Los Angeles Magazine’s top 75 restaurants and LA Weekly’s 99 Essential Restaurants during its tenure.