Meet the Chef: Vincent on Camelback nears 34th restaurant anniversary


Name: Vincent Guerithault

Occupation: Chef/Owner

Name/address/location of restaurant: Vincent on Camelback Restaurant

How long have you been in business? It will be 34 years in January 2020

Briefly describe your business/services offered: Fine dining, casual bistro, outdoor farmers market, full service catering

What made you choose this line of work and why is it important or interesting to you? I always enjoyed helping my mother in the kitchen when I was young and had the opportunity to apprentice in a Michelin rated restaurant in the south of France when I was 16. It became my lifelong passion.

At the end of the day, what brings you the most joy or is the most rewarding aspect of your job? Satisfied customers.

What separates you from your competition? We have always been a family owned business with no additional partners or backers and have remained in business for 34 years.

Why did you choose to locate your business in the area? It’s a great location and centrally located.

Where are you from? France

Who was the biggest influence in your life? My parents

What advice would you give to someone who wants to be a chef or in the restaurant industry? Be prepared to work hard and learn as much as you can in all positions of the kitchen and restaurant.