“I have amazingly talented individuals on my team, and though this restaurant started out as my vision, it’s become ours.” — Sterling Ridings | Food & Wine, March 2018


Head Chef and Partner

With a passion for innovative cuisine and a French-rooted, Japanese-influenced style, Sterling Ridings will lead the culinary team at Guild as head chef and partner. With Ridings at the helm, the restaurant's menu will feature bright, creative yet subdued dishes which are seafood forward, but will draw heavily from seasonal vegetables. Prior to opening Guild, Ridings has built an impressive track record within the Austin food community with...


Sous Chef

Hannah Yerby attended culinary school at Johnson & Wales in Charlotte, North Carolina before moving to Austin in 2014 and accepting a sous chef position at Uchiko. Over her three years at Uchiko, Yerby’s talent and commitment to precision and detail ensured her professional success, and she quickly gained recognition as one of the youngest talents in the chef game. Yerby joins the Guild's culinary team as sous chef, where she will also be...


Assistant General Manager | Sommelier

Lindsay Drew joins the Guild team as assistant general manager, bringing a wealth of knowledge in the food and wine service with her. Upon graduating from The University of Texas at Austin, Drew began her culinary career as sommelier at Lonesome Dove, and then moved on to South Congress Hotel's Central Standard and Otoko as service manager. Most recently, Drew held the position of restaurant and bar manager at Caroline. Drew is Court of...