Born in Oakland, California, Bill has over 14 years of self-taught experience in kitchens. From a youthful education in California cuisine to his appreciation for Virginia’s food heritage, he strives to honor the process of making well balanced dishes while sourcing ingredients from farms close to home. He’s worked for well regarded Virginia chef’s such as Craig Hartman, Dean Maupin and his talented sister, Amalia Scatena. His most recent positions include 4 years at Keswick Hall’s award winning Fossett’s, followed by a successful tenure as Executive Chef of Pippin Hill Farm. Eagerly awaiting the newest chapter of his career, Bill plans to showcase his technique as well as a focus on Virginia beef as Chef de Cuisine of Prime 109.