Chef Bobby Griffing
Chef Bobby Griffing is the executive chef at celebrity chef Todd English's blueZoo at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. He will lead his team in serving some of the freshest seafood with various coastal cuisines from around the world at English's first venture in Orlando, Florida.
Chef Griffing has been with Todd English since 1998 with the opening of his famed Olives in Las Vegas Nevada. He has also assisted Chef English in the opening of Olives New York, Olives Tokyo and Olives Mexico City.
Having global experience and influences, and more than 26 years of experience in the culinary and fine dining industry, Chef Griffing has built a loyal following and a name for himself. Chef Griffing is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America - Greystone in St. Helena, California.
One of the most decorated, respected, and charismatic chefs in the world, Todd English has enjoyed a staggering number of accolades during his remarkable career. He has established one of the best-known restaurant brands in the nation, been recognized by several of the food industry’s most prestigious publications, published three critically acclaimed cookbooks, and served as an active member of the philanthropic restaurant community.
bluezoo restaurant awards include:
Fodor's Choice Award - 2012
Culinary Hospitality Santé Award for Innovation, Southeast Region - 2010
Award of Excellence - Wine Spectator - 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012
Four Diamond Award - Designated by AAA - 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012
Best Appetizers - Orlando Magazine - 2006
Building Interior Design Award - Buildings Magazine - 2005
Top 500 Restaurants in Florida - Florida Trend Magazine, Robert Tolf
Favorite Venue for 2006 - My City Eats and Entertainment