Upon graduating from Colgate University, Will established his connection to Jackson while cooking in a number of local establishments. Deciding he wanted to take his skills to the next level, Will enrolled at the Culinary Institute of America. After graduation, with apprenticeships in Tuscany, Italy, and at Tra Vigne restaurant in Napa, CA, Will returned to Jackson for a position at the Snake River Grill. Will quickly became one of the Snake River Grillís integral chefs, spending a year and a half developing his unique style and technique, before opening Trio.
Following the completion of a degree in Business Management and Nutrition at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, Paul held a number of cooking jobs throughout the northern Midwest before settling in at the Palomino Restaurant in Minneapolis. After working at the Palomino as a lead cook, Paul moved to the Jackson area in the summer of 2003. Paul joined the Snake River Grill and was soon an essential member of the kitchen staff. In the summer of 2005 he left to open Trio.