Here are the Haute Secrets of Chef Robert Liberato, a man who brings an impressive track record and refined cooking style to STK LA. Liberato began his career as a freelance artist and photographer before becoming a chef. He graduated with honors from Le Cordon Blue California School of Culinary Arts. Chef Robert has an impressive resume, having worked at Bon Appetit at Getty Center, The Grove’s Whisper Lounge, ANGR Holdings, Son of a Gun, Go Burger LA and BLT Steak LA. To sum it up, this is a man who knows his food! Here are his haute secrets.
Where were you born ?
Los Angeles CA, UCLA Medical Center
How long in Los angeles:
Born, raised, parted and raised again
Valley and West side
Hirozen is a local fave, Nobu for special occasions
Capo Santa Monica
Freshly spun ice cream once a week. Chocolate anything, anytime.
Best place for a romantic date:
The Getty Center
Best Sunday brunch:
Best place for a power business meeting:
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
Oceana Santa Monica or The Hotel Wilshire for a great central location
Favorite shopping venue/boutique:
3rd Street Promenade
Favorite Charity Event:
Taste of the Nation
Favorite Cultural Event:
Favorite Cultural Institution:
STK 5 days a week.. it's hard to beat the Oak Pit memories from Jocko’s Steakhouse in the Central Coast
Little Doms, Paisanos in Hermosa is also worth the drive
Best Gym/Athletic Facility:
The great outdoors
Best Limousine/Driving Service:
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore:
Santa Barbara is always worth the drive. PCH
All-around favorite locale in Los Angeles, whether a neighborhood, restaurant, venue, or other
Best aspect of Los Angeles
Food, weather and to be so close to the California Coast