Chef Johnny Bridge

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 Johnny Bridge

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?

West coast

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?

B.C. Seafood

Where have you worked in Vancouver?

Sammy J peppers-Granville island

Sausi’s bar and grill

Hell’s kitchen

Cactus club- Broadway

Mark James company- fiasco’s, Dix and Yaletown Brewpub

Enigma restaurant

Metro dining

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

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