PETER LEMOS (Chef/Owner) hails from the high desert, and is a graduate of The California School of Culinary Arts. He has worked in some of the finest kitchens on the California coast, such as SPQR, Étoile, Craft, Bazaar, and L&E Oyster Bar, and even had the pleasure of competing on Food Network's Chopped. In his 10 plus years of experience, he has performed in every kitchen staff position imaginable. His passion for cuisine is immeasurable, there is love in everything that he touches, and he looks forward to welcoming you to Wax Paper.
LAUREN LEMOS (Co-Owner) was born on Honolulu, Hawaii. Being the daughter of a career Naval officer, she has lived all over the world. She holds a BA in Theatre Acting from California State University Fullerton. She's worked in the front of the house at many places in LA such as L&E Oyster Bar, The Ace Hotel DTLA, and Sweet Lady Jane. With Italian roots, hospitality is in her blood. She met Peter working in a restaurant, they fell in love, got married, and here they are.