Gabriel Rucker


Years of Participation


Gabriel Rucker is executive chef and co-owner of Le Pigeon and Canard in Portland, Oregon. Rucker is one of Portland’s most respected and decorated chefs, the recipient of two James Beard Awards for Rising Star Chef in 2011 and Best Chef Northwest in 2013. His first cookbook, Le Pigeon: Cooking at the Dirty Bird, was released by Ten Speed Press. In 2019, Rucker helped found the Portland chapter of Ben’s Friends, a restaurant industry support group.