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Michael Large

Chandlers Executive Chef

Our Chef

Born and raised in Costa Mesa, California, Chef Mike Large’s culinary path started at the Kitchen Academy in Los Angeles. His career has taken him from his home state through the south, including Austin, New Orleans, and Louisiana. Chef Large is no stranger to working with premium brands. Before joining Chandlers in Boise, Idaho in 2019, he spent time cooking for The Four Seasons, The W Hotel, and Nordstrom.

  • Born and raised in Costa Mesa, CA
  • Attended culinary school at Kitchen Academy, Los Angeles, CA
  • Pacific Club, Newport Beach, CA | lead line cook
  • Four Seasons, Austin, TX | lead line cook
  • Lenoir Restaurant, Austin, TX | lead cook
  • Movie Catering – New Orleans, Louisiana, Los Angeles | chef
  • The Austin Club, Austin TX | chef de cuisine, banquet chef
  • The W Hotel, Austin TX | sous chef
  • Nordstrom Café, Cerritos, CA | executive chef
  • Chandlers, Boise, ID | executive chef