Chef Evan Poulias is a calorie enthusiast born and raised in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. He attended Roosevelt High School, South Seattle Community College’s Culinary Program and University of Washington Business School. His 21-year culinary journey has included stops at some of Seattle’s favorite restaurants; Ray’s Boathouse, Palomino, and Palisade to name a few, and he is currently the Executive Chef of Neighborhood Grills, Lunchbox Laboratory and Neighborhood Grills Catering. Through the Neighborhood Grills and Lunchbox Laboratory he does charitable work with Mary’s Place, a Seattle based foundation working to eradicate family homelessness in Seattle.