Meet The Chef
Chef Drew Anderson
Chef Drew Anderson is a Minnesota native that fell in love with the culinary arts during his youth. After graduating from High School, Chef Anderson attended the Cordon Bleu Institute. From there he progressed his gastronomic awareness before eventually working under Chef Gavin Kaysen at Spoon and Stable in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Under Chef Kaysen's tutelage, Drew honed his leadership abilities and gained a wealth of knowledge in Fine Dining culture.
While Drew was at Spoon and Stable, Chef Kaysen won the James Beard Foundation's "Best Chef Midwest 2018". Chef Anderson left Spoon and Stable to move to Arizona and began working under the James Beard Foundation's "Best Chef of the Southwest 2019", Chef Charleen Badman at the acclaimed F&B in Scottsdale Arizona. At F&B, Drew was immersed in the agriculture based ethos of Arizona Restaurants. Drew began working at KAI after the restaurant reopened due to the global pandemic. At KAI, Drew trained under Chef Ryan Swanson before eventually accepting the role of Chef de Cuisine at Arizona's only Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond restaurant.