Chef Ontiveros brings his culinary talents to Carversteak after previously serving as executive chef at Scotch 80 Prime and T-Bones Chophouse. A graduate of Le Cordon Bleu, Chef Ontiveros has served at multiple Michelin Star-rated restaurants under globally-renowned chefs including David Myers, Michael Mina, Thomas Keller and “Chef of the Century” Joël Robuchon.
Gianni Toffanello is widely recognized for his 13 years as general manager of CUT by Wolfgang Puck in Las Vegas. Under Toffanello’s stewardship, the restaurant was awarded AAA Four Diamond status five times, earned eight Forbes Travel Guide Four Star awards (including annual recognition from 2013-19), and received “Top 10 Steakhouses” honors from Gayot.
Toffanello has also served as general manager of Chef Paul Bartolotta’s Bartolotta Ristorante Di Mare in Las Vegas and Spiaggia in Chicago, as well as Bëistro Molokini at Maui’s Grand Wailea Resort.