Chef de Cuisine: Lydia Rivera
Lydia is an experienced chef with a fiery passion for flavor and an insatiable curiosity that drives her to explore new techniques and combinations. A graduate of Mountwest's rigorous culinary arts program, Lydia has worked in kitchens across several states and now leads our team in utilizing that wealth of experience with classical techniques and unparalleled creativity.
Chef de Cuisine: Joe Dillow
Joe is a long-time industry veteran having served in a variety of different kitchens. He brings a dedication to high-paced production and love for classic comfort food (including his famous sausage gravy) to our Lunch and Brunch service
General Manager and Special Events Coordinator: Christopher Craven
While earning his Master’s degree in Economics and Business Accounting from Marshall University, Chris worked in the industry for both corporate and private restaurants. His journey sent him all the way to Chicago, where he honed his professional skills before returning to Huntington to offer his expertise and leadership in growing Le Bistro and The Cellar door.
Service Manager: Josh Halstead
Josh is an experienced server and bartender hailing from Clarksburg, WV. Since attending Marshall and joining our team several years ago, Josh has risen to become one of our most professional and dependable event organizers and managers.
Bar Manager: Lauren Holley
Having worked as a bartender for over 12 years, Lauren's extensive service resume covers a variety of establishments in Huntington. She joined our team in 2015 and has since worked tirelessly to develop rewarding relationships with numerous distributors and offer intriguing selections for even the most astute connoisseur. She can often be found behind the bar testing new ingredients for her original cocktails.
Executive Assistant: Logan Stickler
Logan began his career at Le Bistro -first as a dishwasher as a teenager- and slowly rose through the ranks to oversee kitchen management and event execution as Head Catering Chef. Logan left at the beginning of 2019 to expand his experience, but has returned home in an administrative capacity to lend his expertise in event planning and business operation.
Kitchen Manager: Brandi Allgeier
Brandi is a veteran of both Front and Back-of-House operations. These days she oversees our kitchen with a ruthless attention to detail and unyielding organization. In the evenings she spends quality time relaxing with her husband and two daughters.