Chef Linde grew up helping his family raise animals and grow vegetables, developing a deep respect for where food comes from. At Pronghorn, he works with a network of local Central Oregon farmers and friends to source fresh regional ingredients. Then he interprets those ingredients into inspired and approachable culinary experiences.
Before arriving at Pronghorn, Chef Linde was the owner and Executive Chef of his Northwest inspired restaurant Porta on the Oregon Coast. He is a graduate of Seattle Central’s culinary program and also Washington State University’s hospitality program. Chef Linde has worked in restaurants in Washington, Arizona and Oregon, including Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.