Curtis & His Team
We are a proud team that continually learns, teaches and refines. We genuinely care and respect our guests.
Curtis Stone is a chef, restaurateur, author, media personality, and businessman. Originally from Australia, Curtis was classically trained in Europe as protégé to Michelin-starred London chef, Marco Pierre White. In February 2014, Curtis opened his first solo restaurant, Maude, in Beverly Hills which relaunched in early 2018 to offer four innovative menus a year inspired by the food, history and culture of the great wine regions of the world, paired with wines from each hero region. In 2016, Curtis opened Gwen Butcher Shop & Restaurant in Hollywood with his brother, Luke Stone. Both a European-style, chef-driven butcher shop and restaurant, Gwen is redefining fine dining in Los Angeles
Luke StoneManaging Owner
Luke Stone, Managing Owner of Gwen Butcher Shop & Restaurant in Los Angeles, California, is a successful Australian entrepreneur in retail and hospitality. Luke owns one of the leading floral businesses in Melbourne, Australia. Opening Gwen, in partnership with his chef-brother, Curtis Stone the brothers have fulfilled a lifelong dream to open in a successful family business.
Morgan SmithDirector Of Events
Morgan Smith is an event professional with over 10+ years in hospitality and events. Starting out as a catering manager during her college years at UC Berkeley, Morgan has seen her way through winery public relations, winery insurance, restaurant management, event production, and business development. Morgan moved to Los Angeles in January 2017 to open Entire Productions in the Southern California region, a Bay Area based event entertainment agency where she built an extensive list of event partners from San Diego to San Francisco. She has since volunteered as Director of Monthly Programs for Meeting Planner’s International, served in New Orleans as a relief volunteer with Event Pros Take Action, and is supporting Twice New in their zero waste programs to help feed the homeless in LA. Morgan joined Gwen Butcher Shop & Restaurant in November 2017 and is working closely with Curtis and Luke Stone to launch their new enterprise, Curtis Stone Events.