This series is a roundup of the talented chefs in our community who have food themed tattoos and here are their stories.
Chef Johnny Bridge
Chef at East of Main Café
Follow Johnny on twitter @johnnybridge
When did you get your first food related tattoo and what was it?
17 years old
A J.M. Barrie children’s book character
Who was the Tattoo Artist? And which Tattoo studio did he/she work?
Akira Taguchi, private tattoo artist
What style of tattoo art do you gravitate towards? What is your favorite genre?
What does your mother think of your tattoos?
What is your next tattoo going to be?
My Takayuki chef’s knife
How has having tattoos affected you culinary career, positively and or negatively?
Other than one film, t.v. commercial, work opportunity, it hasn’t affected anything professionally.
What food do you most like to prepare?
Where have you worked in Vancouver?
Sammy J peppers-Granville island
Sausi’s bar and grill
Cactus club- Broadway
Mark James company- fiasco’s, Dix and Yaletown Brewpub
Bridge and Steele Catering
Sip Resto lounge
Twisted fork bistro
Jericho tennis club
Reel Appetites film catering
East of Main cafe
Stay tuned for the next chef in the Chefs with Food Tattoos series.
By: Richard Wolak