Scotty Wagner has an accumulated knowledge as an entrepreneur and leader in the hospitality industry including five-star fine dining, mixology, white glove service, food & beverage management, estate management, and consulting in both high volume & boutique catering. Utilizing his business and marketing background, Scotty has successfully built and branded himself as being innovative with a focus on excellence, uncompromised customer service, detailed organization and ethical standards of purpose and passion. Chef Scotty is seeking a career that fully utilizes his expertise and provides an opportunity to advance both professionally and personally.


Bilingual- Spanish, Supreme Work Ethic, Natural Leader/Teacher, Generous, Success Driven, Communicative, High Integrity, Artistically Gifted, Compassionate, Adaptive, Insightful, Excellent Problem Solver, Passionate, Overachiever, Open-hearted/Charming, Multi-task Oriented

Professional History

• Interim Head Chef, St David MY, Crewing SM, St Maartens, December 2022-January 2023
• Executive Chef/F&B Consultant Baker House, Lake Geneva WI July 2022 – December 2022
• Executive Chef/ Owner Chef Scotty LLC & Indulchi, Madison 2020-present
• F&B Consultant, Coachman’s Golf Resort, Edgerton 2021-2021
• F&B Consultant, Stoughton Country Club, Stoughton 2020-2021
• Estate Manager, Katherine Gehl, Chicago, 2019-2020
• Executive Chef, Over Yonder Cay, Bahamas, 2014-2018
• Estate Manager/Private Chef, Dr. Ed Bosarge, Houston, 2015-2018
• Executive Chef/ Owner, Chi Cuisine, Los Angeles, 2012-2014
• Executive Chef/ Owner, Eden Restaurant/Nightclub, San Diego, 2010-2012
• Executive Chef/Owner, ChileCo Catering/Bistro, San Diego, 2004-2011
• F&B Manager, Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club, Corona del Mar, 2003
• Pastry Chef/Garde Manger, MECCA, San Francisco, 1999-2003


Yachting Certifications


  • STCW BST (A-VI/1) – Basic Training Certificate (PST, FPFF, EFA, PSSR)
  • MCA Medical Certificate (ENG1)


  • STCW Designated Security Duties (A-VI/6-2)



Bluewater Crew Training & Certification, USA, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2022 STCW / PDSD / ENG1

California Culinary Academy, AOS Culinary Arts Degree,1999-2001
Graduated with high honors/awarded internship at Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas

University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, Wisconsin,1994-1998
Major: International Marketing, Minors in Spanish, French & German

La Academia Teocali, Liberia, Costa Rica, 1994


• Industry Leading Young Entrepreneurs to watch, Youth Success Network, 2002
• Awarded “Top Southern California Green Caterer” Catersource, 2003
• Catered American Institute of Architects Awards Ceremony for 3000 guests, 2007
• Catered for Celebrity’s: Matthew McConaughey, Kobe Bryant, Justin Timberlake
• Published Magazine Articles: Modern Luxury, Ceremony, Exquisite, Wine & Jazz
• Winner of San Diego’s “Chef Showdown” Competition, 2009
• Co-Created & Served on Board of Slowfood Urban San Diego, 2009
• ChileCo Catering awarded Top Caterer, San Diego Magazine 2009-2010
• Featured in the Catering chapter of the book Culinary Careers, by Smilow & McBride, published by Clarkson Potter, May 2010.
• Named “Top 50 People to Watch” San Diego Style Magazine, 2010
• Vice President of Sola Sweetener for Dr. Ed Bosarge 2017

References available upon request.


Culinary Portfolio