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The Culinary Team

Our Culinary Team is led by Chef De Cuisine Jae Longo.

Jae Longo SKY Armory Chef de Cuisine

Chef Jae Longo - Chef de Cuisine

Where did you get your start?: "My father's restaurant on South Salina Street, and of course from watching my mom and grandma."

What is it about food and cooking that makes you passionate and keeps you going?: "The freshness, the quality. Just knowing where it all comes from- all the people and places it goes through to get to me and out to the guests."

What is your favorite food to eat?: "Anything from my mother's kitchen, especially her sauce!"

SKY Armory Executive Pastry Chef Anne Robinson

Chef Anne Robinson - Pastry Chef

Where did you get your start?: "It was my sister's idea to take a cake decorating class- she didn't enjoy it, I ended up doing her cake and mine! I realized I had a natural talent and went to pastry school after college where I studied anthropology."

What is it about baking that makes you passionate and keeps you going?: "It's very percise- always a challenge to get it exactly right and there's always something new to learn."

What is your favorite thing to eat?: "Soft serve vanilla ice cream in a cone with rainbow sprinkles!"

Chef Eddie - Kitchen Manager at SKY Armory

Chef Ed Rapone - Kitchen Manager

Where did you get your start?: "Scratch Daniels. Everything was made from scratch. I worked there for 5 or 6 years and never applied to another job again...people called me!"

What is it about food and cooking that makes you passionate and keeps you going?: "It's like an art. You do your best to make it look and taste good."

What is your favorite food to eat?: "A bone-in filet cooked medium. You don't find them here, they're in all the big cities- it has the taste of a sirloin and the chew of a filet."

Chef Asa Bogart SKY Armory Sous Chef

Chef Asa Bogart - Sous Chef

Where did you get your start? "I grew up cooking with my mom. My first restaurant experience was at Joey's."
What is it about food and cooking that makes you passionate and keeps you going? "Being able to learn new recipes and different ways to make it."
What is your favorite food to eat? "Italian."