Chef Chris deTar

A California transplant in Idaho, Chef Chris deTar started his culinary career in North Idaho before attending The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. While in school, he worked for multiple chef instructors and alumni of the CIA throughout the Tri-State area and in Park City, Utah, at Stein Ericksen Lodge. Upon graduation, Chris worked in the Hudson Valley and Connecticut before settling in New Jersey. While working in New Jersey, Chris gained experience as sous chef and chef de cuisine at various catering, fine dining, and farm to table restaurants. After twelve years working on the East Coast, Chris returned to Coeur d’Alene as Chef de Cuisine at The Cellar, working for Adam Hegsted as part of the Eat Good Group.

Chef/Owner Adam Hegsted

  Proud to be an Inland Pacific Northwest native having grown up and living most of my life. Graduated from Northwest Culinary Academy and Art Institute of Seattle. Owner of Eat Good Group featuring a wide array of restaurants including Wandering Table, Yards Bruncheon, Le Catering, Gilded Unicorn, Eat Good Cafe and Cellar Restaurant. Hegsted gets most of his inspiration from the region, season and nostalgic foods from his past experiences. He studies relentlessly to keep learning and growing as a chef and translates this knowledge into a unique cuisine at each business. Hegsted and Eat Good Group Restaurants have been featured regionally and nationally as well as winning many awards. He was honored to invited to cook James Beard house as well Star Chefs in New York. Only through the support of his professional teams in each restaurant and family is he able to keep progressing his career and pushing to be a part of a greater culinary community in the Inland Northwest.