Steven Devereaux Greene

Herons at The Umstead Hotel & Spa  |  Cary, NC

Steven is the executive chef of The Umstead Hotel and Spa, lauded for its progressive American regional cuisine. He is responsible for all food and beverage operations, including Herons restaurant, The Bar & Lounge and catering. His passion for using ingredients and products from the rich Piedmont region to drive beautifully refined culinary experiences is evident daily in The Umstead’s award-winning dining program. One of the country’s youngest executive chefs to helm the kitchen of a Forbes Five Star or AAA Five Diamond establishment, Steven has been a 2016, 2017 and 2019 semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef: Southeast award. Named a “Rising Star” by Restaurant Hospitality in 2008, Steven has twice cooked at the prestigious James Beard House.

He lives in Morrisville with his wife and son. In his free time, he plays guitar, a hobby for more than 25 years. 

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Steven is participating in the East Meets West dinner on Wednesday, October 16.