The Chefs

Meet the entrepreneurial chefs who are launching their restaurant concepts in the Fishers Test Kitchen.

Chef Carlos Salazar

Chef Carlos Salazar knew that he had found his calling on the first day of culinary school. “The moment I walked in, I knew I’d found it,” he said. “Something felt good. Culinary school was almost a natural.”


This husband and wife duo are the culinary force behind King Dough. Now they’re turning their attention to Natural State, which will be serving up southern food with a celebratory vibe.

Chef John and Chef Kim

These former food truck operators are ready to share their fast, fresh Korean barbecue with Fishers. Their lion logo captures their optimistic outlook. “Koreans believe this brings luck, joy and happiness.”

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