San Diego Celebrity Chefs

Wine and Food Festival, San Diego Bay, Chef Anthony SinsayAnthony

Executive Chef
Duke's, La Jolla

Anthony Sinsay, executive chef at Duke’s La Jolla, joined T S Restaurants in 2015. A San Diego native, Sinsay grew up with a passion for food and cooking and began his career at the age of fourteen.

His culinary horsepower is formidable and includes stints with the Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group, The Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills and Nobu in La Vegas. He has honed his skills alongside notable chefs such as Brent Hammer, Brian Malarkey and Jose Andres. In San Diego, he brought his playful and exciting approach to cuisine at Harney Sushi and Burlap.

Anthony’s accolades include being named one of the Top 10 chefs in San Diego by and the 2012 Chef of the Year by He was invited to cook for the 2013 James Beard Awards in New York and was awarded “Chef of the Fest” at the San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival in 2009. Anthony has also been featured on the PBS show Great American Chefs Tour and The Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern.

Anthony received his culinary degree at the California School of Culinary Arts in Pasadena, California, graduating with honors. He earned a Level II Certification from the International Sommelier Guild and is a certified mixologist through the College of Southern Nevada.

Anthony and his family are excited to be back in the San Diego community. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Elyse, and children.