Wesley True Now Executive Chef/Partner
Wesley True joins the Bald Headed Bistro in Cleveland, Tennessee, with a delicious resume and plans to make the Bald Headed Bistro’s future even tastier.
A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, True has trained under celebrity chefs Bobby Flay at Mesa Grill and the world-famous David Bouley at Bouley’s, both in New York City. Most recently, he was Executive Chef at the Optimist, a top restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia.
After opening his own restaurant in 2007, True was twice named a James Beard Semi-Finalist for Best Chef in the South, both in 2011 and again in 2012. According to True, his goal is to use the Bald Headed Bistro and its facilities to be recognized as the top restaurant in the South.
If True’s name sounds familiar, it’s because he’s shone on television and in various publications. As a contestant on the Emmy Award-winning reality show, Bravo’s Top Chef, True showed his chops, winning fans across America with his cooking skills and personality. True’s work has also been featured in a variety of publications, ranging from Garden & Gun and Southern Living to USA Today, Shape, and Cooking Light.
Since the restaurant’s opening day on September 7, 2004, the Bistro has been popular for its creative menu, something True will only grow. Home to Cleveland’s only wood-burning rotisserie and wood-burning oven that is used to finish many dishes, the Bistro is known for an elegant menu infusing the flavors and style of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in a charming Southern setting.
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