Stephan Pyles


Recognized as one of the founding fathers of Southwestern cuisine, Pyles has been involved in the restaurant business from the time he helped out in his family’s Truck-Stop Café in West Texas. In Dallas, he opened Routh Street Café, Baby Routh and Star Canyon. Winner of the 1991 James Beard Best Chef: Southwest Award and a member of Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America, Pyles is the author of The New Texas Cuisine.

Update:  In 2011, Stephan is chef/owner of Stephan Pyles Concepts, which includes Stephan Pyles Restaurant and Samar by Stephan Pyles, both located in the Dallas Arts District.

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