Scott credits his initial love of cooking to his childhood dining experiences. For him, it wasn't hard to determine that his passion was food and his life's work was meant to be spent creating memorable experiences for others. Upon graduating in 1999 from the University of Oklahoma with a BA in history, Scott enrolled in culinary school and received his degree from Johnson and Wales in Vail, Colorado. Scott enjoys working on a wide range of concepts ranging from casual to fine dining. His personal approach to all of his projects has been consistently deemed by clients as "refreshing". With his unique mix of industry expertise and business management, Scott's talents have propelled him to be a recognized leader in the hospitality industry. Scott is very passionate about giving back as well. He has chaired multiple fundraising events for the National Kidney Foundation, the Texas Italian Greyhound Rescue Group, the National Heart Association, among many others. He has also been able to raise large amounts of funds for the North Texas Food Bank, resulting in tens of thousands of meals for the hungry.