Chef Christopher Lin hails from the iconic Las Brisas ocean-front restaurant in Laguna Beach. The award-winning eatery serves up classic Southern California cuisine, alongside a panoramic view of the coastline. Learn about Chef Christopher Lin…
Hometown: Ventura, CA
First culinary job: SideCar Restaurant, Ventura, CA
Favorite ways to spend your free time in CA: Going on hikes and being outdoors.
Someone who inspires you and why: Chef David Chang. From what I have learned about him, he has accomplished many obstacles and built an empire to support his growing family. He does things unconventionally.
Advice to someone pursuing a career path in what you do: Work hard and never give up.
Favorite quote: “Once your decide on your occupation, you must immerse yourself in your work. You have to fall in love with your work. Never complain about your job. You must dedicate your life to mastering your skill. That’s the secret of success and is the key to being regarded honorably.” –Jiro Ono
Something someone would be surprised to learn about you: I was born in Boston, Massachusetts. (California grown.)
What makes someone fabulous: Someone who stays humble despite statue or situation.