Rocky Hunter

rocky pr picEducated and practiced in his hometown of Denver, Colorado, Austin “Rocky” Hunter’s cuisine focuses on elevating the vegetable from side dish to the center of the plate. His dishes reflect recognizable, refined, plant-based foods with gestures taken from the bold, strong flavors of world cuisines. Hunter is currently a Chef de Cuisine and Sous Chef under recent James Beard House Invitee and Maine Chef of the Year David Turin at his seminal mainstay “David’s Restaurant” in downtown Portland, ME. When not cooking, he can be found playing in his alt-rock band, “Kaltenbrunner”, skateboarding, or eating his veggies