headshot of Bagatelle’s executive chef, David Zingg

Executive Chef, David Zingg

David Zingg is originally from Palm Springs, California. After high school, he moved to Hawaii where he acquired a pallet for multiple styles of food (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Hawaiian). Known for his creative and adventurous style, Zingg hitchhiked from Portland, Oregon to Florida with just his knives and a backpack. Prior to Bagatelle, he was Chef at the Reach Hotel.

Although Zingg has never had formal culinary training, he was recently named one of "7 hot chefs to Plan Your Next Vay-k Around" by FabFitFun Magazine.