Tyler Florence Tyler Florence is a 25-year veteran Food Network chef and host. He owns and operates three restaurants in the San Francisco Bay area, including the award-winning Wayfare Tavern, and has authored 16 cookbooks.Experience: Tyler Florence has captivated viewers on numerous hit food shows, including Emmy-nominated Tyler's Ultimate and The Great Food Truck Race. He is a two-time James Beard Award nominee. Tyler opened his flagship restaurant, Wayfare Tavern, over a decade ago. His newest restaurant, Miller & Lux, is a West Coast classic steakhouse located in the Chase Arena, home of the Golden State Warriors. Tyler's insatiable quest for what's current and interesting in the food and lifestyle space has always positioned him at the forefront of new trends. In 2017, he created a full-stack production company, Monarch Collective, Inc. He has since produced content for television and digital media, launched a successful online cooking class platform, and created marketing videos for a variety of clients like Red Bull and See's Candies. About Food & Wine Food & Wine, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for anyone passionate about the culinary world. With rigorously tested recipes and the most trusted restaurant, drinks, culinary travel and home coverage, we inspire and empower people everywhere to discover, create, and devour the best in food and wine. Learn more about us and our editorial process.