Global Chefs

Chef ALEX MOSAVI

Chef ALEX MOSAVI

Persian & Turkish Foods

Chef Alex Mosavi pours his Persian & Turkish influences into thoughtfully-composed and authentic dishes. Developed over many years, his food is bold, flavorful and perfect for a catering format. 

Farm Stand Catering Co is the natural extension of Farm Stand Eatery, which was helmed by Chef Alex as the co-founder and executive chef, and served the El Segundo community for the last 10 years. Farm Stand Eatery received acclaim from Los Angeles TimesZagat as top 10 new restaurants in Los Angeles 2006, The Daily BreezeThe Beach Reporter as Best New Restaurant in 2006, and Easy Reader News. Alex brings the same thoughtfulness and quality to Farm Stand Catering Co.  

He also shares over thirty-two years of restaurant and catering experience with training by Jamsheid Vafaie, Chef of the Persepolis Celebrations, at the late Shah’s House of Iran in Beverly Hills. He then moved on to own and operate a group of family restaurants called Shamshiri. He stands for quality and never surrenders to short cuts as can be seen in Farm Stand Catering Co.

Chef GUY GABRIELE

Chef GUY GABRIELE

French & North African Foods

Guy Gabriele’s has owned and operated award-winning restaurants for over 40 years. Notably Love, & Salt, Los Angeles Magazine's pick for top 10 new restaurants for 2015, Cafe Pierre, Los Angeles Magazine's pick for top 75 restaurants, and Zazou restaurant, perennial Los Angeles Magazine pick. His passion for food was born when he was a child raised in Tunisia, immersed in French culture by Italian parents- a combination that can only be dubbed “the best of all food worlds”. It is what accounts for his ability to blend and separate what may arguably be the finest cuisines. Guy Gabriele studied not only the cuisines of the world, but the people who were at their forefront. He studied not only the flavors and textures, sights and sounds, but the thoughts and ideas from world famous chefs. In Farm Stand, Guy shares his talent to create world foods and deliver them in a very friendly and innovative way.

SYLVIE GABRIELE

SYLVIE GABRIELE

Co-Founder &  Director of Business Development

Sylvie Gabriele is the co-founder and executive director of Farm Stand Catering Co.  Farm Stand Catering Co, which is the natural extension of Farm Stand Eatery. Helmed by Sylvie , Farm Stand Eatery, a well-loved neighborhood restaurant served thoughtfully-composed, non-GMO, and organic cuisine to the El Segundo community for the last 10 years. Farm Stand Eatery received acclaim from Los Angeles TimesZagat as top 10 new restaurants in Los Angeles 2006, The Daily BreezeThe Beach Reporter as Best New Restaurant in 2006, and Easy Reader News. Alex brings the same thoughtfulness and quality to Farm Stand Catering Co.  

She is also the owner of Love & Salt, a Manhattan Beach restaurant that serves Italian cuisine with a distinctly Southern California personality. Under Sylvie's seasoned leadership, informed by her 30+ years of experience in the restaurant industry, Love & Salt was named one of Los Angeles Magazine's "Best New Restaurants" in 2015. Sylvie, who has an M.B.A. from Loyola Marymount University, opened Love & Salt with her father, Guy Gabriele, in November 2014 in the space that formerly occupied their beloved Café Pierre, a SoCal icon and institution in the community for nearly 37 years. In addition to Love & Salt, Sylvie also oversees the management of Zazou in Redondo Beach alongside her father. She simultaneously owned and operated Farm Stand Eatery in El Segundo for nearly 10 years.