Born and raised in Florida, Regan has been working in professional kitchens for over twenty years. In his early twenties, Regan rapidly worked his way up into leadership positions in several restaurants in Florida. This experience shaped his time in culinary school in NYC, and as he sought to further refine and develop his talent in some of the best restaurants in NYC. Regan's resume includes the famed Gramercy Tavern, Osteria del Circo ( owned by the Maccioni family of Le Cirque), and Country (Geoffrey Zakarian). Trained and experienced in the style of European cuisines, after relocating to the Triangle, Regan worked at Piedmont before opening Little Hen in 2012, an acclaimed restaurant which was awarded 4.5 stars by N&O reviewer, Greg Cox. In 2013, Regan also founded a culinary pop up event concept - ChickenWire; events gather Triangle’s best chefs to raise funds to benefit not-for-profit organizations. Since closing Little Hen in 2017, Regan founded a prepared foods and catering company - Hull Foods dba Red Sauce Joint through which he also crafts pasta and is a vendor at local farmers markets.