With more than three decades as a Chef, food writer, bartender and photographer under his belt, Dave Mau reflects on the hard lessons learned and headspace that makes people in the industry who they are. Available for private bookings to cook, talk or both!

What People Say

“Dave sees things in people they don’t see in themselves. It’s his gift to the restaurant world”

Kristy Perez – ACE Hotels

“Dave Mau is the Anthony Bourdain of Orange county. Gritty, truthful and ever-present”

Niyaz Pirani – Knife And Fork PR

“Where words fail others Chef Dave Mau finds his. From somewhere deep inside he reveals meaning in the smallest detail of the food and beverage industry. And he can cook”

Chef Cody Storts

Let’s build something together.