If you’re unfamiliar with Brown, he’s well known for his impact in the restaurant industry. Indianapolis locals might recognize some of his iconic restaurants: Pizzology Craft Pizza and Pub, Moon Rabbit Ramen, Libertine Liquor Bar, Ukiyo, and now One Trick Pony in the Fishers Test Kitchen.
Neal Brown has become well known as one of the top chefs of the Midwest. His 20+ years of restaurant experience has earned him local and national attention.In 2007, Chef Browns restaurant L’explorateur was voted “Best New Restaurant” by Indianapolis Monthly. He was also voted “Best Chef” by the same publication that same year. Neal has been awarded Indianapolis Business Journal’s prestigious “Forty under 40” award, designating him as one of forty of the most innovative and influential business leaders in Indiana. Neal has been nominated 2 times for the prestigious James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Midwest Region.
– Neal Brown