San Diego Celebrity Chefs

Food and Wine Festival, San Diego Bay, Chef John MedallJohn

Executive Chef
The Patio on Lamont Street

Executive Chef of The Patio on Lamont Street, John Medall has been delighting peoples’ palettes for more than 30 years with his creative Farm-to-Table dishes.

After completing five years of service in the U.S. Air Force, he began cooking under the wings of his elder brother, renowned Executive Chef Chris Fearnow. The passion for cooking that his brother imparted upon him led his decision to earn his culinary arts degree from the Western Culinary Institute in Portland, Oregon. He then returned to Las Vegas to begin his cooking career, working in a number of casino restaurants, before becoming the Executive Sous Chef at Bull Shrimp at the Green Valley Ranch Resort.

Chef John is the recipient of several awards and has been acknowledged for his culinary talents by special dignitaries and celebrities, including The Clintons, Cindy Crawford and The Black Eyed Peas.