Jessica Rudell

Jessica Rudell

Chef at Mkt.

Three weeks out of high school, Jessica attended The Western Culinary Institute in Portland, Oregon. She got her first job at the Milky Way in Boise, Idaho before moving to Boston where she worked for Toby Hill. After a stint working for Gordon Hammersly she spent time with Barbara Lynch and helped open Menton. She began her ESR career as sous chef at How To Cook A Wolf before becoming the chef at Mkt.

Hometown

Boise, Idaho

First Restaurant Job

Sodexo

Last Restaurant Job

Tavolàta

Alternate Universe Career

Until I was 15 I was set on being a cop or a military police officer.

Favorite Late Night Snack

Cheese, crackers and grapes.

Best Meal Ever

I think I would have to say Dinner at NEXT. It was with a friend from Boston I hadn’t seen in a while and the Kyoto menu was an awesome adventure. The Details of aromatics placed at the table before each cores to the history of the meal its self. Hard to beat.

Restaurant Pet Peeve

Dirty sinks. They drive me absolutely crazy! And clutter. I need things to have there place.

What do you love about Seattle?

Not having to dig my car out of 18 inches of snow.

Favorite Place In The World

Boston. Or my bed. I do love sleep.

What's On The iPod?

Ha, mostly country. But a mix like most people.

Favorite Movie Quote

“I'm your huckleberry.”

What Have You Learned?

Its not about me. Its about the food. When you spend years of having chefs yelling or screaming in some cases right in your face. Those are important words.

Meet The Crew

  1. Ethan Stowell

    Ethan Stowell

    CEO & Founder

  2. Steve Hooper

    Steve Hooper

    President

  1. Sennen David

    Sennen David

    VP Marketing & Culture, Executive Wine Director

  2. Branden Karow

    Branden Karow

    VP Restaurant Operations

  3. Michael Pagana

    Michael Pagana

    VP Development

  4. Val Dixon

    Val Dixon

    VP Finance / CFO

  5. Sandy Smith

    Sandy Smith

    VP Administration

  6. Addam Buzzalini

    Addam Buzzalini

    Executive Chef

  7. Erik Carlson

    Erik Carlson

    Executive Beverage Director

  8. Heather Poncet

    Heather Poncet

    Service Director

  9. Gary Silver

    Gary Silver

    Operations Director

  10. Bernadette Biela

    Bernadette Biela

    Operations Manager

  11. Kris Kalinczok

    Kris Kalinczok

    Executive Chef

  12. Mary Hamamoto

    Mary Hamamoto

    Regional Manager

  13. Patrick Devine

    Patrick Devine

    Service Director

  14. Phia McDonnell

    Phia McDonnell

    Events & Catering Manager

  15. Ricky Wyman

    Ricky Wyman

    Director of Food Operations

  16. Roger Harper

    Roger Harper

    Executive Chef

  17. Taylor Pagano

    Taylor Pagano

    Executive Chef

  18. Scarlet Keiser

    Scarlet Keiser

    Executive Assistant

  19. Alcena Plum

    Alcena Plum

    Manager

  20. Ally Reardon

    Ally Reardon

    Manager

  21. Amy Born

    Amy Born

    Manager

  22. Ava Haase

    Ava Haase

    Manager

  23. Ashley Fells

    Ashley Fells

    Assistant Manager

  24. Ashley Kim

    Ashley Kim

    Manager

  25. Brian Moore

    Brian Moore

    Manager

  26. Christian Padilla

    Christian Padilla

    Chef

  27. Cody Bellflower

    Cody Bellflower

    Chef

  28. Cora Fuller

    Cora Fuller

    Commissary Manager

  29. Daniel King

    Daniel King

    Sous Chef

  30. Daniel Parik

    Daniel Parik

    Assistant General Manager

  31. Dionne Himmelfarb

    Dionne Himmelfarb

    Pastry Chef

  32. Dominic Diodata

    Dominic Diodata

    Chef

  33. Evan DeCarufel

    Evan DeCarufel

    Chef

  34. Gabriel Hodges

    Gabriel Hodges

    Manager

  35. Ivan Pautov

    Ivan Pautov

    Manager

  36. Jessica Rudell

    Jessica Rudell

    Chef

  37. Jonathan van Vliet

    Jonathan van Vliet

    Manager

  38. Jordan Richendrfer

    Jordan Richendrfer

    Sous Chef

  39. Justin Kim

    Justin Kim

    Sous Chef

  40. Kelsey Cline

    Kelsey Cline

    Sous Chef

  41. Kira Woodworth

    Kira Woodworth

    Assistant Manager

  42. Kyle Fong

    Kyle Fong

    Sous Chef

  43. Lacey Glatz

    Lacey Glatz

    Cafe Supervisor

  44. Liz Murtaugh

    Liz Murtaugh

    Sous Chef

  45. Marshall Nall

    Marshall Nall

    Pasta Wrangler

  46. Max O'Loughlin

    Max O'Loughlin

    Manager

  47. Meg Posey

    Meg Posey

    Manager/Wine Director

  48. Melanie Steehler

    Melanie Steehler

    Sous Chef

  49. Michael Genardini

    Michael Genardini

    Chef

  50. Michael Gifford

    Michael Gifford

    Chef

  51. Nathan Witt

    Nathan Witt

    Sous Chef

  52. Nicholas Capizzi

    Nicholas Capizzi

    Chef

  53. Robin Posey

    Robin Posey

    Chef

  54. Rocco Venuto

    Rocco Venuto

    Sous Chef

  55. Ross Crifasi

    Ross Crifasi

    Manager

  56. Ryan Whelchel

    Ryan Whelchel

    Manager

  57. Scott Siff

    Scott Siff

    Chef

  58. Sean Ellick

    Sean Ellick

    Manager

  59. Seth Alexander

    Seth Alexander

    Sous Chef

  60. Steve Norkevicus

    Steve Norkevicus

    Sous Chef

  61. Tania Siff

    Tania Siff

    Manager

  62. Tariq Rahman

    Tariq Rahman

    Chef

  63. Taylor Johnson

    Taylor Johnson

    Chef

  64. Thomas Cullen

    Thomas Cullen

    Chef

  65. Thomas Kim

    Thomas Kim

    Chef

  66. Thomas O'Donnell

    Thomas O'Donnell

    Sous Chef

  67. Tony Ferrati

    Tony Ferrati

    Bar Manager

  68. Tosh Warnack

    Tosh Warnack

    Sous Chef

  69. Travis Yuh

    Travis Yuh

    Sous Chef

  70. Will Richey

    Will Richey

    Manager

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