About Fayette Street Grille

About the Chef

Chef Runyen

Chef Runyen is a 1980 graduate of Downingtown High School and a 1982 graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. Upon completion of his training, he worked at restaurants and hotels in the Philadelphia area, New Jersey and New York City. His resume includes stints at the Headquarters Plaza Hotel in Morristown, NJ, the Top of the Sixes in NYC, the Top of Centre Square in Philadelphia, the Brandywine Hotel and Resort (formerly the Downingtown Inn), the Radisson Hotel Valley Forge and the Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Airport.

He currently resides in Lafayette Hill, PA. His wife, Maureen, is the office manager and bookkeeper for the company. He is the proud father of 4 boys.