Team

Team Overview

Helmed by Chef Partner, Richard Blais, and Executive Chef, Anthony Wells, and owned by Michael Rosen, Juniper & Ivy provides an ever-changing menu boasting comforting yet creative options that range from our Buttermilk Biscuit to Carne Crudo Toast to a whole duck for two; all plated on rustic elements of stone, wood, and steel.

Team Kitchen
chef cooking dessert

Backed by an all-star team, incluidng Chef de Cuisine, Masa Kojima, Sommelier & Beverage Director, Mike Delgrosso, and General Manager, Dan Valernino, Juniper & Ivy is able to consistently and relentlessly produce one of the most talked about dining experiences in San Diego.

Meet the Team

  • Richard Blais

    Chef/Partner

    Richard Blais Chef
  • Michael Rosen

    Owner

    Michael R
  • Anthony Wells

    Executive Chef

    Anthony B
  • Jon Sloan

    Culinary Director

    Jon S
  • Dan Pena

    Director of Operations

    Dan P
  • Dan Valerino

    General Manager

    General Manager Headshot