Appointed Chef de Cuisine
At 1 Pico at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica - CA, USA
1 Pico at Shutters on the Beach has appointed David Almany as Chef de Cuisine. Following a globetrotting career that has taken him from his native Los Angeles to Singapore, Almany returns stateside to develop 1 Pico’s new culinary program. Set to launch in April, the refreshed menu of 1 Pico will feature light, coastal-Californian cuisine and market-fresh seafood. Chef Almany joins 1 Pico from his most recent position as Executive Chef and Partner at Angeleno, a Michelin-recommended, Italian-American restaurant in Singapore. Almany first landed in Singapore in 2010 when Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali and restaurateur Joe Bastianich selected him to spearhead Mozza’s international brand expansion. During his five-year tenure as Executive Chef of Osteria Mozza at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Hotel, the restaurant received numerous awards and accolades such as San Pellegrino Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants and Forbes’ 4-Star Excellent Restaurant Award. Before moving to Asia, Chef Almany worked for Silverton and Matt Molina at Osteria Mozza’s flagship Los Angeles restaurant. Chef Almany is a graduate of the Santa Barbara School of Culinary Arts.