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Oscar Padilla

Executive Chef

A Los Angeles native, Chef Oscar Padilla developed a passion for food growing up with his grandparents and sharing meals around their kitchen table. Prior to his role as Executive Chef at Toro Denver, Padilla was a culinary trainer for Richard Sandoval Hospitability, opening more than 15 new restaurants in the United States, Dubai, Qatar, Mexico and Costa Rica. With a heart for training aspiring chefs, Padilla’s kitchen philosophy is to practice humility and to never be shy with the salt.