America's Fittest Chefs
Chef-owner, Comme Ça, Los Angeles and Pizzeria Ortica, Orange County, CA
Determined that working in the restaurant industry shouldn't require sacrificing fitness, F&W Best New Chef 2003 David Myers built a gym and hired a trainer to lead CrossFit sessions, an intense aerobic, strength and conditioning program, exclusively for his employeesfor free. Myers's own workouts consist of CrossFit sessions six days a week and surfing "whenever the waves are good."
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