Our Team

Owner, operator, and Evanston resident Amy Morton
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Amy Morton is the owner and operator of Found. Having spent most of her life in the restaurant biz, she took the last decade off to have her family and is incredibly excited to open Found right in her own neighborhood! Most important to Amy is that her guests love the food and feel great hanging out in her place. She strives to make a difference in someone’s life every day.

Found’s Executive Chef Nicole Pederson
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Chef Nicole Pederson has a terrific pedigree in food. After culinary school in her hometown of Minneapolis and staging in France, she was at Gramercy Tavern in New York then Lula Café in Chicago, where she honed her passion for all things local. She most recently held the post of Executive Chef at C-House, where she cut her teeth on running a kitchen. Nicole’s Midwestern roots contribute to her focus on pure flavors, simplicity, and seasonality in her cuisine, evident in Found’s produce-centric menu.

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With a background in performing arts, General Manager Stefen Bosworth finds many similarities in theater and dining, two industries which strive to make the guest happy. His passion for the front of the house stems from his desire to make a direct impact on people’s lives, which he believes he can achieve through an outstanding dining experience. Having worked in many notable restaurants including the Custom House Hospitality Group, Lawry’s The Prime Rib, and Coco Pazzo, Stefen’s warm personality and high standards create a home away from home for food enthusiasts and imbibers alike.

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