Set in the popular Old Market District, Dynamite Woodfire Grill offers a vibrant dining experience far from its no-frills competition. With a focus on the flavors of smoked dishes over an open flame, our menu is sure to spark your interest. Discover a new twist on classic wood-fired and smoked dishes at The Farnam's newest addition to the Old Market.
CHEF IGOR K. KOKOZOV
Chef Igor's culinary philosophy is that each ingredient's flavor is equally important when orchestrating a meal, and that is when he reveals a delicious essence of each component and surprises guests with a vibrant splash of flavor. He loves to let the ingredients speak for themselves. Having a perfect product that requires as little intervention as possible.
As a graduate of Pace University in New York with a degree in Computer Science, Igor found his true passion and inspiration in the world of food. To pursue his dream of becoming a Chef, he enrolled at The French Culinary Institute and graduated with a degree in Culinary Arts.
The experience in culinary school inspired Chef Igor to travel the world. His journey began in Digne-les-Bains France at the Le Grand Paris working under renowned Master Chef Jean- Jacques Ricaud. His culinary journey continued in Doha Qatar at the Four Seasons Hotel. Most recently, Chef Igor worked with Carmel Valley Ranch in California and Four Seasons Hotels in Palm Beach Florida and Palo Alto California overseeing signature restaurant operations and banqueting in multiple locations across the country.
In his time away from the kitchen, Igor enjoys his Peloton Bike, reading, fishing, and spending time outdoors with his wife and young daughter.
OUR COMMITMENT TO RESPONSIBLE, THOUGHTFUL AND SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS
Dynamite is committed to utilizing suppliers who embrace thoughtful, responsible, and sustainable practices in supplying fresh and high-quality food to our patrons. We realize this commitment in many ways. We prioritize anglers, fish farmers, ranchers, farmers, and producers who are local or those who embrace natural, humane and sustainable practices. We monitor seafood watch lists from the Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Shedd Aquarium for fish choices that are "best choices" for healthy oceans, aiming to procure only line caught and sustainably farm raised seafood from our vendors. We pledge to align with and support artisan producers and purveyors who share in our dedication to natural and sustainable farming practices and to raising animals humanely and free of hormones and antibiotics. Our pledge is to offer the highest quality food available, responsibly raised, thoughtfully sourced.