Gjelina Chef Getting Mad Food Respect


Gjelina Abbott Kinney

Gjelina Chef Travis Lett was nominated as a “Rising Star Chef of the Year Semifinalist” in the 2009 James Beard Foundation Awards Semifinalists List.

Deemed “the Oscars of the food world,” by Time magazine, The James Beard Foundation Awards are the country’s most coveted honor for chefs; food and beverage professionals; broadcast media, journalists, and authors working on food; and restaurant architects and designers.

Congrats to Travis and Gjelina!

1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, Ca 90291
Phone: 310-450-1429



  1. maybe they should be more vegan friendly! i tried to get a salad there without the cheese and they refused to do it. apparently they think they are “rockstars” (a quote) and they don’t need to take any customer requests. not the way to do business!