Tony Finnestad

Tony Finnestad

Tony joined the Cherry Republic team in 2014 as our Corporate Chef. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Tony is a classically trained chef.

Tony brings his passion for flavorful foods and great recipes to Cherry Republic, and scored several big winners in the Grand Cafe in is first summer with his Cherry Bacon Marmalade Burger and his Stuffed French Toast.

“Cherries are such a versatile fruit”, Tony says. “They can be turned into sweet, tart, spicy, and savory products, and they pair so well with a huge variety of foods and flavors.”