Former Bottega Louie Executive Chef Joins Whisknladle Hospitality

August 26, 2014

Whisknladle Hospitality is thrilled to announce the addition of notable chef Jason Hotchkiss, most recently of the famed Bottega Louie in Downtown Los Angeles.  As Corporate Chef, Hotchkiss will be instrumental in overseeing kitchen operations at Whisknladle, all three Prepkitchen locations and the new Catania - slated to open in La Jolla in early 2015. 

Hotchkiss comes to Whisknladle Hospitality with more than 30 years of industry experience, including 17 years as executive chef. During his four years at the head of the Bottega Louie kitchen, the restaurant garnered accolades in numerous publications including Top 10 New Restaurants by Los Angeles Magazine and L.A.’s Best Restaurants by Angeleno Magazine.  His culinary expertise has also gained him personal recognition in Gourmet Magazine in addition to affording him the opportunity to cook at the Epicurean School of Culinary Arts in Los Angeles. 

Prior to guiding the culinary team at Bottega Louie, Hotchkiss worked at such formerly highly-acclaimed restaurants as San Francisco’s L’Entrecote de Paris and Café Kati.