Chef Kevin Nashan
Chef Kevin Nashan grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and worked at his family restaurant
La Tertulia. Kevin graduated from college at St. Louis University with a marketing
and political science degree. Kevin then went on to graduate from the Culinary University
of America in Hyde Park, N.Y.
Kevin took the trash out at Martin Berasategui (Lasarte, Spain), Le Francais (Wheeling,
Illinois), Commander’s Palace (New Orleans, La.), and Restaurant Daniel (New York,
N.Y.). He also staged at El Bulli (Rosas, Spain) and George Blanc (Vonnas, France).
With his wife, Mina, and brother, Chris Nashan, Kevin owns and operates five restaurants
in St. Louis and Tulsa. Sidney Street Café (18 years, St. Louis), Peacemaker Lobster
& Crab (8 years, St. Louis), 4 Hands Brewery (5 years, St. Louis), Peacemaker Lobster
& Crab (4 years, Tulsa), and La Tertulia (1+ years, Tulsa).
Kevin won a James Beard award for Best Chef Midwest in 2017 at Sidney Street Café.
Kevin and his team was featured recently in Art Culinaire (Issue 139). He has cooked
for President Barack Obama.
Kevin lives in both St. Louis and Tulsa with his wife of 20 years, Mina, and two boys,
Max Nashan (13) and Miles Nashan (11).