Inspired by his childhood spent in the kitchen cooking with his family, Chef Bud Taylor incorporates Southern and Coastal ingredients and flavors into his cuisine. Having spent years in the marketing and design world, Chef Bud is a self-taught chef and has never attended culinary school. Chef Bud currently serves as the executive chef and owner of the Bistro at Topsail in Surf City, N.C. His menu offers delicious and unique takes on classic, Southern foods while incorporating ingredients from his farm and other local North Carolina suppliers.