Vitaly Paley

Vitaly Paley and Kimberly Paley opened Paley's Place Bistro and Bar in Portland, Oregon in 1995. Vitaly is a Russian-born, French-trained chef whose work at Paley's Place garnered him the James Beard Foundation's award for Best Chef: Pacific Northwest in 2005. Kimberly manages the restaurant and runs its wine program. Paley's Place has been featured in the New York Times, Gourmet, Bon Appétit, USA Today, and many other publications, and is consistently ranked in national top 100 restaurant lists.