Chef de Cuisine Scott Higby, Executive Pastry Chef Javier Franco and Sommelier Mark Sayre

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Meet the Team

Scott Higby, Chef de Cuisine

Austinite Scott Higby draws on his experience with local, seasonal cuisine - and a personal love of steak - to deliver a memorable dining experience at TRIO.

Javier Franco, Chef

A Four Seasons veteran, Executive Pastry Chef Javier Franco crafts unique desserts, homemade pastries and more to satisfy the sweet tooths of locals and guests in TRIO.

Mark Sayre, Sommelier

Whether it’s an icon of Burgundy, a benchmark of Barolo or a California cult Cabernet Sauvignon, balance is the hallmark of award-winning Sommelier Mark Sayre’s hand-picked list, which consists of 260 wines and a remarkable 34 selections offered by the glass.

Elmar Prambs, Executive Chef

Executive Chef Elmar Prambs' emphasis on local and seasonal ingredients ensures only the freshest, most flavorful dishes.

Michael Mooney, Manager

For nearly 20 years, Restaurant Manager Michael Mooney has taken care of restaurant guests.

Paul Duce, Manager

As TRIO's Director of Love, Paul Duce helps would-be grooms pop the question in a memorable way.