Noble Chef Series

Behind the scenes with a few of our Noble Chefs.

Tacos plate

Noble House Spicy Tuna Tacos

Spicy Tuna Tacos are a delicious staple at many of our Noble House restaurants across the U.S. and a guest favorite. Our chefs, such as Chef Roy Hendrickson depicted in the video here at Vessel Restaurant in San Diego, recreate Chef Votaw’s recipe and serve these tasty crowd pleasers from coast to coast. Now you can, too! Follow along the complete recipe and bring a taste of Noble House to your table.


Noble House Spicy Tuna Tacos. 
Makes 10-12 small tacos

Chef at Noble House Hotel

Chef Roy Hendrickson

Roy Hendrickson is a seasoned, self-taught chef with over fifteen years of experience in the hospitality and restaurant industry. His expertise lies in leading a well-organized, and creative kitchen, with a focus on the guest experience. He has a natural passion for cooking combined with the desire for continual growth. Chef Hendrickson began his career abroad at Seasons Restaurant in Coventry, England, where he studied business during the years prior. At Kona Kai’s Vessel Restaurant, Chef Hendrickson’s cooking style is simple and classic with a focus on California comfort fare. His signature dishes include Pork Chops (mustard parsley spaetzle, upland cress, caramelized cipollini, sour cherry glace), Sea Bass (porcini dusted, confit peewee potatoes, avocado, wild mushroom, smoked bacon Dijon sauce) and Heirloom Apple Salad (butter lettuce, goat cheese, micro celery, granola, lemon olive oil, white balsamic).

Gourmet Dinner

Cider Brined Pork Chops With Spaetzle and Sour Cherry Sauce

Recreate Chef Roy Hendrickson’s very own recipe.