Dustin Gardner, new executive chef at Soba.
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Dustin Gardner, new executive chef at Soba.

New executive chef at Soba builds on the Big Burrito Restaurant Group's tradition

At Soba in Shadyside, Dustin Gardner has been groomed for the gig, carrying on Big Burrito's tradition of innovation and quality.

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