Brenton Lott was born in Townsend, Vermont. He grew up gardening with his dad and pickling and working in the kitchen with his mom. After high school he attended the New England Culinary Institute in Northern Vermont. During his time there he gained many different skills and techniques that he would continue to use over the 11 years following graduation working in many different fine dining restaurants throughout New England. He has also enjoyed traveling to Europe, South America and South East Asia where he has developed a pallete for many different types of culturally diverse cuisines. He recently moved to Colorado where he obtained the position of Kitchen Foreman at CB Grille which is located at the base of Copper Mountain. One of his biggest passions is working with fresh ingredients obtained from local farmers in order to create unique dishes that are not only delicious but also sustainable and visually appealing.