Chef Ted Dorsey
managing partner

Ted was raised in the kitchens of family owned restaurants. After graduating from Le Cordon Blue, he launched his career at Mise en Place. He moved up to Executive Sous Chef at Chez Bryce and eventually went on to develop menus for Ciro’s Speakeasy & Supper Club, Boca Kitchen Bar & Market, and Copperfish Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar. Prior to striking out on his own, Chef Ted oversaw all dining and bar facilities at Hotel Zamora including the revered Castile Restaurant. In 2015, he partnered with Jason and brought The Mill to life.


Jason Griffin
managing partner

Jason has been involved in restaurants since the age of 12. He expanded his skill while working for the great OSI restaurant powerhouse. It was there he discovered his true passion for the service industry and made it his career. After OSI Jason partnered with a group that developed gourmet pizza establishments, on a chance encounter he met the highly esteemed Chef Ted Dorsey and they immediately formed the D&G Restaurant Group. The two have worked tirelessly to introduce their first of many concepts, The Mill Restaurant. Jason is a firm believer in “Doing it Well is Better Than Well Said.”BF


Zach West
executive chef

Zach discovered his passion for cooking at a young age. He started his culinary journey in the world of fast casual pizza stores. From his early days, he has worked his way up in some of the most successful kitchens in the greater Tampa area. Upon meeting Chef Ted Dorsey, Zach expanded his skills exponentially and aided in the opening of Boca Bar Kitchen Market. Stepping up to Executive Chef at Ciro’s Speakeasy and Supper Club and eventually instrumental in the opening of Castille Restaurant.