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Los Angeles, CA


Suzanne Goin is a chef and restaurateur from Los Angeles, California. As a restaurateur, she runs three fine dining restaurants in the Los Angeles area: a.o.c., Lucques, and Tavern, which she runs with partner Caroline Styne, as well as four Larders, a marketplace/restaurant, Lucques Catering and the Larder Baking Company, a wholesale bakery. She is also co-founder of The Hungry Cat, with her husband, David Lentz. As an award-winning chef, she was named as one of Food & Wine Magazine's 'best new chefs of 1999' and was nominated for James Beard awards as Outstanding Chef eight times, finally winning the coveted national award in 2016. Her restaurants have been praised by Gourmet magazine, Bon Appétit and Los Angeles Times (which awarded Lucques three stars). Early in her career 2006 Goin won the James Beard award for Best Chef: California as well as for her cookbook, Sunday Suppers at Lucques. In 2016, Suzanne and her business partner Caroline Styne launched a ten-year partnership with the iconic Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles' most beloved landmark, creating dynamic new food and wine offerings for the summer season. Hollywood Bowl Food + Wine offers over sixteen venues with full service restaurants, takeaway foods and imaginative wine lists personally designed and crafted by Goin and Styne