Green Festival Speakers
Chef Wayne Johnson
After nearly fifteen years in San Francisco and California environs, Executive Chef Wayne A. Johnson became Executive Chef of the Mayflower Park Hotel in 1999. He oversees all food activities for the hotel, Andaluca Restaurant and Bar and Oliver Lounge. Under his culinary supervision, Andaluca has won Seattle Magazine's Best Overall Restaurant Award and is listed in ZAGATS NW Restaurant Guide as Seattle’s Top 20 most popular restaurants. Andaluca features Northwest foods influenced by the flavors of the Mediterranean. With over 20 years experience in the food industry, Johnson is a board member of the Chef’s Association of Pacific Coast and hails from the Four Diamond Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco where he was Executive Chef for three years. He has special training in foods from Spain from the CIA – Culinary Institute of America – Greystone located in Napa Valley which serves him well in the Mediterranean inspired Andaluca. Prior to joining the Renaissance Parc 55, Johnson served as Executive Chef at several bay area hotels. He attended the University of Northern Colorado.