Ethan Stowell is the chef and owner of Ethan Stowell Restaurants in Seattle. His highly acclaimed restaurants include Tavolàta, How to Cook a Wolf, Staple & Fancy Mercantile, Ballard Pizza Company, Rione Xlll, Mkt., Red Cow, Frēlard Pizza Company, Bramling Cross, Marine Hardware, Tavolàta Capitol Hill, Cortina, and Super Bueno, as well as Goldfinch Tavern in the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle. His food philosophy is all about keeping it simple, using fresh ingredients, and allowing the food to do the talking.
Stowell was named one of the Best New Chefs in America by Food & Wine in 2008 and chosen as a Best New Chef All-Stars in 2013. Stowell was named one of the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2010 “40 Under 40.” In 2016, Stowell was named the Richard Melman Innovator of the Year. Ethan Stowell’s New Italian Kitchen was released in September 2010 from Ten Speed Press.