Kendrick Ganaway, a native of Trenton, Tennessee, learned to cook from his mother and grandmother. His first job in the industry was as a cook at the pool at Red Rock Resort. Within a year he became a sous chef and stayed at Red Rock Resort for more than four years, ending his time there at Terra Rossa. He joined Golden Entertainment in 2006 as room chef at the Pahrump Nugget Steakhouse, and in 2013 moved on to kitchen manager at a Sierra Gold. He most recently was named head chef of the company’s newest concept, SG Bar at 9580 W. Flamingo Road, for which he created the menu along with Joseph Romano, Golden Entertainment executive chef and vice president of operations.