Hero Profile » About Rob Evans
Chef Rob Evans, 2009 James Beard Foundation winner as Best Chef Northeast, helms Hugo's in Portland, Maine. A self-trained chef, Evans and his wife Nancy have operated Hugo’s since 1999. Rob's passion lies in his love for creative food, good wine and wholesome Maine ingredients. The culinary team at Hugo’s, under the direction of Evans, delivers regional cuisine that is both unexpected yet ultimately familiar. Chef Evans also owns Hugo's sister restaurant Duckfat which has quickly become one of the city's hottest lunch spots.