December 20, 2016 – Chef de cuisine Jeremy Tummel of Stillwater Bar and Grill in Pebble Beach is leaving at the end of the year to join John Cox in opening the new farm-to-table restaurant The Bear and Star in Los Olivos.
“It’s a very cool project,” he says. “It’s going to be amazing.” The restaurant will be part of the 800-acre Fess Parker ranch and will serve foods from the ranch in a fusion of California cuisine and Texas-style barbecue—in the heart of the Santa Barbara Wine Country.
For Tummel—who is part Chumash and can trace his family roots back several generations in the area— it’s a homecoming of sorts. He is a graduate of the culinary program at Santa Barbara City College and taught there for three years … Read More