Tabor Luckey was born and raised in northwestern Montana. He has been in the restaurant industry for over 18 years. Starting his hospitality career out as a bus boy at a new restaurant that opened by his house on Flathead Lake, where he stayed for seven years and left as the Executive Chef. After graduating from high school Tabor travelled overseas for a couple of months, where he attended seminars at both La Cordon Bleu’s in Paris and London. Once returning back to the states he moved to Rhode Island and attended Johnson and Wales University, majoring in Culinary Arts and Foodservice Management, graduating magna cum laude with both degrees.
While attending Johnson and Wales he competed in both hot and cold food competitions, as well as winning the national college ice carving championship two years in a row. He moved to Wales and worked at the Celtic Manor, the 2010 Ryder Cup location. Tabor spent the majority of his time working at Ownes, now The Crown at Whitebrook which is a Michelin star rated restaurant; he also spent a great deal of time working in the banquet kitchen doing dinners for up to 1,500 people.
After moving back to the states he started working for an upscale casual corporate restaurant group based in Nashville. He trained in Chicago, and then moved to Livonia Michigan, and finally here to Nashville in 2004. He became the executive chef of two locations in Nashville, as well as, a corporate trainer opening five new locations. After six years with this restaurant group he decided to start working as a Culinary Instructor at the Art Institute of Tennessee.
He became a partner and the executive chef of both Whitfield’s Restaurant and Bar and Bria Bistro
in August of 2010, and added Harding House at Belle Meade Plantation
in May of 2011 to his credentials. Catering and creating dynamic events is something Tabor has always been passionate about, and this passion led to the creation of Infinity Events and Catering in May 2011. In August of 2012 he, along with Nathaniel Beaver, opened up a location at the historic Bridge Building
in downtown Nashville. The newest venture for Tabor and Infinity Restaurant Group (now known as Infinity Hospitality Group) is The Bell Tower
, which is an extraordinary renovated church in the heart of Nashville.