Executive Chef Grasiani Costa stands out as uniquely dedicated. Born and raised in Brazil, Costa came to the States in 2004 and got his first job at Teatro as a dishwasher. Management immediately recognized Costa’s potential and within less than a month he became a line cook. After nine years spent as the lead sauté cook, Costa was offered the position of Sous Chef in 2014. Having worked at Teatro for an extended period of time and in a variety of positions, Costa knows the restaurant inside and out.
As Sous Chef to Executive Chef Jeff Howe, Costa observed the high importanceHowe placed on the stylization of dishes, his strict attention to detail and his use of the best possible ingredients. Costa’s commitment to his role as Sous Chef also required him to manage the kitchen staff and train them on various techniques so that theTeatro standard could be maintained. In 2015 he accepted the role of Executive Chef.
As Executive Chef, Costa looks forward to growing with the restaurant and delivering the high level of service that Teatro and the Columbus Hospitality Group has come to be known for.