The Chef’s Table

The truth is, we’ve been told once or twice that we are a pretty fun crew! Treating our customers like family is a priority. You might even think of The Chef’s Table as a modern-day Cheers – just edgier with a lot more tattoos.

Erick Johnson

Owner & General Manager

Who are your heroes?
My mom, JoAnne and my wife, Amanda – they are the glue of my family.

What is your favorite thing about your career?
Influencing peoples’ dining experience.

What would you sing at Karaoke night??
Anything Josh Turner…

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Nachos

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?
EJ or Flounder

Is there anything you wished would come back into fashion?
Jean Shorts

Are you related or distantly related to anyone famous?
King George

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?
Flammable

If money were no object, what would you do all day?
Sleep, golf, spend time with my family – repeat.

What is the best gift you’ve ever been given?
My son, Garrett.

If you could share a meal with any 4 individuals, living or dead, who would they be?
My dad, my wife so she could meet my dad, my son so he could meet his grandpa, and my mom so she could have one more meal with my dad.

What’s your favorite holiday?
Halloween

What’s the most daring thing you’ve ever done?
Night swam across the American River between Fulton and Watt

Who would you want to play you in a movie of your life?
Vince Vaughn

What’s your favorite family recipe?
Bunyon Burger: stuffed burger with mustard, onion, cheddar, and mushrooms

What’s the most unusual thing you’ve ever eaten?
Crickets