Meet The Ponte's Team


Chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and TV personality Scott Conant brings a deft touch and unwavering passion to creating culinary experiences with thoughtful hospitality and soulful cuisine. He is the chef and owner of Scarpetta in Miami and Las Vegas, wine bar D.O.C.G Enoteca, and Impero Caffè at the Innside New York hotel. His latest ventures include Mora Italian, a modern osteria in Phoenix, AZ, and The Ponte, a contemprary Italian restaurant in Los Angeles, CA. Scott has published three cookbooks and is a frequent guest judge on Food Network’s “Chopped” and “Beat Bobby Flay.”



Stephane Bombet is the founder and owner of Bombet Hospitality Group (BHG). He co-founded the critically acclaimed Terrine, Faith & Flower, Hanjip, Viviane, Picca, Mo-Chica, Paiche and Blue Tavern restaurants in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. Stephane is currently a partner at Faith & Flower in Downtown Los Angeles, Terrine, Viviane and Hanjip in Culver City. Stephane preceded his LA success story with several world-renowned restaurants and nightclubs in Paris, France. He has 23 years of hospitality experience, domestically and internationally, and over 20 restaurants, bars and night clubs that he has been involved with.