Chef Huy Nguyen has had a life steeped in culinary arts. His mother is an accomplished home cook and as a child Chef Nguyen experience the best of Vietnamese home cooking at his mother’s dinner table in Orange County. His culinary career started in Los Angeles, working under acclaimed chefs like Neil Fraser, Jon & Vinny, and Ludo Lefevre. Huy then spent several years in San Francisco working at Traci Des Jardins’ JBF-award-winning flagship restaurant Jardiniere before moving back to Los Angeles to become a sous chef for Josef Centeno’s Baco Mercat and Orsa & Winston. From there Huy joined the opening team of Faith & Flower, leading the team as Executive Sous Chef to multiple best new restaurant awards including Esquire, Travel + Leisure, and LA Magazine. Most recently, prior to joining the Decadence team, Chef Huy was a sous chef at Venice stalwart The Rose Café.