Florida native, Brian Cartenuto, owner and creator of Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox in Deerfield Beach & Boca Raton, FL; Tucker Duke’s Street Food Division, Brian splits his time on two coast as he is also the Executive Chef of While We Were Young Kitchen & Cocktails in New York City. His philosophy on food is one of refined simplicity. Use local,...

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Florida native, Brian Cartenuto, owner and creator of Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox in Deerfield Beach & Boca Raton, FL; Tucker Duke’s Street Food Division, Brian splits his time on two coast as he is also the Executive Chef of While We Were Young Kitchen & Cocktails in New York City. His philosophy on food is one of refined simplicity. Use local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients as often as possible to create unexpected twists on comfort foods. Chef Brian believes that food has the power to create and invoke memories and that is precisely what he has set out to do.

Along with the arsenal of successful restaurants Brian currently operates, he also has a rather impressive culinary resume ranging from his schooling at Johnson & Wales University to a number of top tier Executive Chef Positions at restaurants such as Anthony Bourdain’s Brasserie Les Halles, NYC & Miami, FL and Dean & Deluca in Washington D.C. as well as Cantinetta & Queen City Grill in Seattle, WA. Brian is a Florida favorite, winning a number of awards across the state for his craft burgers at Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox. He has also appeared on Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen not once, but twice. He was a season 1 winner and was invited back to participate in another battle of wits in March 2014 with other previous winners, where he again prevailed. Most recently he appear on Beat Bobby Flay, Season 5, Stars & Stripes.
With Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox locations a food truck thriving, and While We Were Young in NYC always busy, his sites are set on opening more locations along the eastern seaboard –it appears the possibilities are endless for Brian Cartenuto.

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