THE 24TH ANNUAL NANTUCKET WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL: MAY 13-17, 2020

John DaSilva

Chef and Owner

Chickadee

A lifelong New England resident, Chef/Owner John daSilva, graduated from the New England Culinary Institute in 2004.  He trained in various kitchens including The Boarding House on Nantucket Island and Barbara Lynch’s flagship No. 9 Park before opening Spoke Wine Bar in 2013. During his time at Spoke, John received a great deal of critical acclaim, being named one of Zagat’s “30 Under 30” for Boston and earning the title “Rising Star Chef” from StarChefs.com. Most recently John was named “Best Chef, Up & Coming” from Boston Magazine.  When he’s not in the kitchen, John enjoys watching the Boston Celtics and visiting local farms with his beautiful wife Molly and their adorable daughter Maple.