Peter Sclafani – Executive chef and co-owner, Ruffino’s Restaurant

Guilty pleasure

A Raising Cane’s chicken finger sandwich on Texas toast with 
extra Cane’s sauce and coleslaw

Class in high school

Honors English with Brother James—
the hardest class but also the most rewarding

Place for lunch


Way to spend a Saturday morning

Fishing for speckled trout

TV show

Top Chef Masters

Out-of-town destination

Napa Valley

Childhood memory

Eating a Creole tomato with my 
grandfather in his garden

Song on your iPod

“Twenty Years Late” by David St. Romain

Locale for date night

At home—I’m at a restaurant every night.

Way to spend $20

Coffee with the family at CC’s

Way to unwind

Going fishing with my son, Peter

The Montblanc pen my wife gave me as a wedding gift

App on your phone

Time of year


Way to feed a sweet tooth

The cake balls at Brew Ha-Ha

Concert you ever attended
A private concert by Better Than Ezra at Tipitina’s in the French Quarter