Stand side-by-side with Chef Todd Fisher and you will see a creative giant in red clogs who takes a practical approach to cooking magnificent food. Bold American cuisine, anchored in a casual style with sophisticated techniques, defines Chef Todd’s distinctive dining experiences. With more than 20 years as a food lover, chef & dynamic host, Chef Todd’s exuberance and passion for all things delicious has always made him a fan favorite at local events, festivals and culinary gatherings around the country.
A San Francisco native, Fisher has always called California home and after moving to the Monterey peninsula in 1992, Fisher decided to put down roots and build his career here. Over the last two decades Chef Todd has held several prestigious kitchen posts around the Monterey peninsula, orchestrated lively culinary collaborations, pioneered farm to table dining and traveled the country as the Celebrated Host of “The United States of Bacon” on Discovery Networks. Always looking for ways to immerse himself in the local culinary culture, Chef Todd has taken to the airwaves as the host of the “All American Carnivore” on KRML radio.
In April of 2014, Chef Todd assumed the reins of the Historic Monterey Landmark Tarpy’s Roadhouse, where his youthful energy and reengineered classics has proven to be a perfect marriage of exceptional service, sensational food and a stunning setting.
Considering all of his professional accomplishments, Fisher’s most prestigious titles are Husband and Father as he shares his life here on Monterey peninsula with his wife Ada and 5 amazing children. In the words of Chef Todd, “Live life like you mean it, every day!”