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shaker and spear chef Isabella Fiattarone

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About Chef Isabella Fiattarone

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Chef Bella Fiattarone brings over 10 years’ experience to her role as Executive Chef at Shaker + Spear, beginning her career in hospitality as a dish washer and prep cook while in high school.

After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America in 2017, she served as a manager in training and Sous Chef at The Bocuse Restaurant, the Institute’s student-run and faculty-led teaching restaurant. Following her time there, Chef Bella served in various positions at reputable kitchens throughout Seattle, including Ethan Stowell Restaurants’ Cortina, Chef de Partie at the award-wining Canlis and Charlotte at Lotte Hotel. In addition, Chef Bella spent time in prominent kitchens in South Carolina and New York, including the Sea Pine Resorts on Hilton Head Island, home to the PGA Tour and Charlie Palmer’s Michelin Star restaurant, Aureole.

In 2022, Chef Bella joined Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants as Sous Chef at Shaker + Spear where she refined her skills, contributed to new menu development and led the curation of culinary offerings for the restaurant’s signature Wine Dinner Series in partnership with local and regional winemakers.

As Executive Chef of Shaker + Spear, Chef Bella looks forward to continuing to create dishes driven by locally sourced ingredients and providing greater options to meet dietary and allergy restrictions.

When not in the kitchen, Chef Bella enjoys spending time with her dogs, hiking and perfecting the art of smoking meats.