Chef Robert Liberato

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.

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Where were you born ?
Los Angeles CA, UCLA Medical Center
How long in Los angeles:
Born, raised, parted and raised again
Neighborhood:
Valley and West side
Occupation:
Chef
Favorite Restaurant:
Providence
Best Sushi:
Hirozen is a local fave, Nobu for special occasions
Best Italian:
Capo Santa Monica
Best dessert:
Freshly spun ice cream once a week. Chocolate anything, anytime.
Best place for a romantic date:
The Getty Center
Best Sunday brunch:
Salt’s Cure
Best place for a power business meeting:
Craft
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
Best Spa:
Spa-less life
Favorite Charity Event:
Taste of the Nation
Favorite Cultural Event:
Coachella
Favorite Cultural Institution:
Annenberg Foundation
Best Steakhouse:
STK 5 days a week.. it's hard to beat the Oak Pit memories from Jocko’s Steakhouse in the Central Coast
Best Pizza:
Little Doms, Paisanos in Hermosa is also worth the drive
Best Lunch:
Huckleberry
Best Gym/Athletic Facility:
The great outdoors
Best Massage:
My lover
Best Limousine/Driving Service:
Uber
Best Museum/Exhibit:
Getty Center
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
Santa Monica
Best aspect of Los Angeles
Food, weather and to be so close to the California Coast
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