Corner Kitchen is excited to introduce new Chef de Cuisine, Scot Davidson. If you’ve dined with at Corner Kitchen for dinner recently, you’ve definitely tried some of Chef Scot’s creative dishes (Cast Iron Mushroom En Croute, Half Roasted Springer Mountain Chicken and Spring Vegetable Curry just to name a few).

Scot was born in Sylva, NC, however never truly lived there until later in life. He spent most of his childhood split between New Mexico and Maryland (but mainly in Maryland). From a young age, Scot’s interest in culinary arts was molded by his food centric family that held roots in Michigan and Georgia.

Scot spent eight years learning his craft in Denver under numerous chefs until relocating to San Francisco in 2011. During his 10 year tenure in San Francisco, Scot rose to the rank of Executive Chef at a legacy status bistro in Lower Pac Heights known as Florio, became the CDC of a Mediterranean restaurant Sens, and finally a Sous Chef at a nationally recognized Greek restaurant Kokkari Estiatorio. Scot moved to Sylva, NC in 2021 becoming the Executive Sous Chef at a local restaurant, ILDA.

When asked what influences and excites him about the culinary world, he would say “I’m very much enamored by anything to do with the Silk Road spice routes. These spice trades forever changed the culinary traditions of many cultures and allowed the world to experience wonderful flavors and the sharing of ideas that is the basis of everything we see today. I see food as a way to bring people and cultures together despite our differences.”

Joining Corner Kitchen in December 2022, Scot is excited to lead the culinary team as Chef de Cuisine and looks forward to helping create all the memorable experiences Corner Kitchen is known for.

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