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Jason Santos

Jason Santos

Owner and Chef, Buttermilk & Bourbon

One of Boston’s most creative and charismatic chefs, the blue haired Jason Santos, has wowed guests with is innovative cuisine and his larger-than-life personality at his four bustling restaurants. They include Nash Bar, Buttermilk & Bourbon Boston, Buttermilk & Bourbon Watertown and Citrus & Salt. 

Following his success in Boston’s best kitchens, Santos competed on Season 7 of Fox-TV's hit television show, Hell's Kitchen. Santos’s larger-than-life personality and culinary expertise quickly secured him as a fan favorite and garnered the attention of one of the industry's top critics, Chef Gordon Ramsay. His successful run on the show concluded with a runner-up finish and a newfound national recognition. Jason will be returning to Hell’s Kitchen as Chef Ramsay’s Sous Chef for the Blue Team for his fourth season.

Santos is also a recurring guest on the Today Show, Live with Kelly &Ryan, CBS-TV’s The Talk, The Today Show, and subsequent seasons of Hell's Kitchen. Santos also appears regularly on the popular Paramount TV hit show, Bar Rescue where he rehabilitates failing restaurants and bars as the chef-expert alongside Jon Taffer. 

In March of 2019, Santos debuted his first cookbook, Buttermilk & Bourbon. Jason has just released his second cookbook titled Simple Fancy, which is available at bookstores across the nation and on Amazon. 



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