PORTLAND, Ore. – April 17, 2018 – David Machado Restaurants has announced the hiring of executive chef Jeff Larson to lead the culinary team at Tanner Creek Tavern in the historic Pearl District. Larson is a recent addition to Machado’s restaurant group, working at Nel Centro after relocating from Southern California earlier this year.
Larson brings extensive experience from the kitchens of Napa Valley, working at Kitchen Door Restaurant, Angele Restaurant and Bar, and most recently as executive chef at Goose & Gander, a Michelin-recognized restaurant. After a brief stint at Nel Centro, Machado knew he had a strong team leader on his hands.“Jeff’s calm and confident demeanor, coupled with his deep Napa Valley restaurant roots where he specialized in American comfort food, make him a natural fit to lead the kitchen at Tanner Creek Tavern,” said Machado. “And I’m always delighted when I can promote from within our organization as well.”
About Tanner Creek Tavern
Tanner Creek offers upscale yet approachable tavern fare paired with creative craft cocktails, local draft beers and wines selected from the Southern Hemisphere’s growing regions. The restaurant is located at the corner of 9th and Everett in the heart of Portland’s Pearl District. Tanner Creek Tavern is online at www.tannercreektavern.com, on Instagram @tannercreektavern, on Twitter @tannercreekpdx, and Facebook at www.facebook.com/