CHARLESTON, SC – May 28, 2013—Two key members of the Coda del Pesce culinary team are announced for the beachfront all Italian seafood restaurant.
Rhett Elliott serves as the restaurant’s Chef de Cuisine. Chef de Cuisine Rhett Elliott. Raised by a father who ran a successful whole hog barbecue catering company in Camden, SC, Rhett Elliott learned early how to cook. As a young child, he would help his father at his establishment and saw the ins and outs of being a pitmaster. It comes as no surprise that he later attended school at the Western Culinary Institute in Portland, OR and then went straight into the business working for some of the top hotel based restaurants around. He spent three years as sous chef at Lamaire restaurant, a 5 diamond property located inside the famed Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, VA. He later moved to Duck, NC and spent a year as sous chef at The Left Bank in the Sanderling Inn, a 4 diamond restaurant. Soon after, he connected with Chef Vedrinski and worked at Sienna restaurant as chef de cuisine for a year and a half and then went to Trattoria Lucca for another year as chef de cuisine. A passionate fisherman, he looks forward to applying his love for seafood in his new role as chef de cuisine at Coda del Pesce.