Michael, better known as “Ruby,” is a born and raised native Las Vegan. He started his career at age 19, working the breakfast buffet shift at Buffalo Bills Casino. Michael attended culinary school at the College of Southern Nevada, spent time in several restaurants, and opened a sandwich shop before joining Momofuku Las Vegas as a Sous Chef in 2017. Since joining the Las Vegas team, Michael has been promoted to Executive Sous Chef and now Chef de Cuisine.
Ryan Schuler was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and later moved west to explore Las Vegas’ hospitality landscape. Over the past 16 years, Ryan has been part of the opening teams of multiple venues in Las Vegas including N9NE Steakhouse in the Palms Casino Resort, TAO Asian Bistro in the Venetian, and STK in the Cosmopolitan. Most recently, he served as general manager of Rose. Rabbit. Lie. in The Cosmopolitan. Ryan joined Momofuku in 2016 as the General Manager of Momofuku Las Vegas.