Cabernet was born and raised in Southeast Michigan and developed a love for cooking while studying dietetics at Michigan State University. After finishing his degree he moved to New York to work in any kitchen he could get into while also attending the International Culinary Center in SoHo. Cabernet has found his home at One White Street, overseeing all the morning team and all of the work that is so integral to the kitchen on a daily basis. When he's not cooking, Cabernet enjoys the outdoors, from camping to kayaking, canoeing, and rock climbing. He is also a big fan of the cinema and tries to see at least one movie every week.