Chef Branden started working in restaurants at an early age of 15. He has over 25 years of industry experience. He graduated from Johnson and Whales University with an Applied Sciences and Culinary Arts degree in 1997. He has had the pleasure of joining two TV show cooking contests: "Chef Wanted" with Anne Burrell, and "Beat Bobby Flay".
Chef Branden was the previous executive Chef at Café Monarch in Old Town Scottsdale before opening Sel in April 2016.