Chef Brian Huskey is a native of Pasadena, California. After attending UCLA, where he had his first job as a short order cook, Brian moved to San Francisco to get his formal culinary education at CCA. After CCA, Brian went on a culinary journey, traveling to places as far as the Caribbean but eventually landing back in Los Angeles. For the past two and half years, Brian has been working directly with Chef Ricardo Zarate in opening his three restaurants: Picca, Mo-chica, and Paiche. Throughout this process, Brian has been able to travel and learn how to incorporate Asian, French, Peruvian, and Californian influences into his food.
The Latest from Brian
Inside Emeril's Top Chef Viewing Party
See pics from Mr. Lagasse's bash to commemorate the final episode in the Big Easy at his restaurant Emeril's.
After the Knife: Brian
Brian Huskey will continue to do what he does best: cook food.
LCK Ep 11: Louis vs. Brian
In this episode, Tom Colicchio tastes the best dish he’s had all season.
Trying to Please Roy Choi and Jon Favreau
Ep 14: The chefs tackled New Orleans po'boys for a food truck maven and cooked for Jon Favreau in honor of his movie 'Chef.'
Po'Boys and Inspirational Eats -- The Dishes
Ep 14: The chefs make po'boys for Roy Choi before creating dishes inspired by the watershed moments of their careers.
You Don't Know Jacques Pépin
Ep 13: The chefs are challenged to recreate Jacques Pépin's favorite dish and then face-off: France vs. Spain.
Spanish and French Fare -- The Dishes
Ep 13: Jacques Pepin's challenged the chefs to face-off and settle if the French or the Spanish had better cuisine.