Ruben Beltran brings his years of culinary expertise to TEXAS, where his VAST menuS of Modern Cuisine compliment any kind of ATMOSPHERE around him including the Texas spirit. A 6 year veteran of the U.S. Having endured over 4 deployments in multiple foreign countries he served his country bravely and with honor and discipline, after the conclusion of his service, he moved back to California Initially pursuing Hospitality Management, he attended the Art Institute of California Inland Empire for his BAS. Graduating with honors,, Ruben was a drama and choir specialist during his high school career. Wanting to create, motivate, and inspire, he went down the journey to becoming a Professional Chef. In which he holds a BA in Culinary Management from the Culinary Institute of America. Having spent nearly a decade honing his skills across Michelin-starred restaurants in California and chicago,, Ruben is very honored to have come this far. Ruben’s goal is to inspire a whole generation of chefs to cook with love and integrity. He wants to be able to change the flow of the industry and how it views restaurant flows. Ruben continued to work under chefs who were great leaders, upholding the mentality that “empowering your employees will lead to success ”. Adopting his mentor’s philosophies and values, Ruben is dedicated to running an uplifting kitchen that embraces learning, teaching, and leading by example. Intent on increasing his skill and evolving into a strong chef and leader, Ruben joined the military where he was later deployed four times. This experience allowed him to truly understand the aspects of a leader and encounter a hands-on learning method. Food to Ruben is more than passion itself. He considers it his whole life. Being able to have confidence in creating dishes from scratch and maximizing flavor profiles allows Ruben to explore with numerous flavourful dishes. Ruben is committed to sourcing local ingredients and weaving influences from around the world, including his own culture. The industry is filled with sweat and tears under long hours of massive heat. To Ruben, it is simply a time in which he is able to create a dish with his whole hearT.