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Television & Radio Appearances

Chef Gruel has appeared on numerous television cooking segments including Food Network’s Eat St., PBS series The Endless Feast as well as hosted a culinary radio show called “cooking with gruel.”

Written Publications

Chef Gruel writes often for various publications whether it be recipes, public awareness of issues like sustainability or general commentary on food culture in America. 

Cooking Demos

Bring it to the masses. Chef Gruel has given cooking demos at The Aquarium of the Pacific, on ABC’s Monday Morning and even Macy’s. 

Cooking Classes (for kids too)

Ever want to impress your boo with a handmade pasta, or better yet, make pizza that’s not frozen? Chef Gruel will help you sharpen your craft and become a skilled kitchen master in no time. Get ready Iron Chef!

Private Parties

What’s a party without great food? If you wanna kick it to the tens, book Chef Gruel and you’ll get a chef with personality and food good enough to land on your friends’ Instagram feeds. 

Private Chef

Sometimes it’s easier to have a private chef. We know. To reserve time with Chef Gruel please schedule in advance. 


Videos, Recipes and Food Porn

About Chef Gruel

Before introducing his award winning, internationally expanded restaurant– Slapfish, Chef Andrew Gruel made a name for himself working in both large luxury hotels and independent restaurants across the US. His cuisine focuses primarily on the promotion and use of local, seasonal and sustainable cuisine.

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Slapfish Restaurant

Slapfish was founded on the principle that you don’t have to go to a fancy restaurant to enjoy the healthy benefits of eating delicious, fresh and sustainable seafood. We bring seafood to the masses – providing both quality and affordability.

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