Yates’ official No Va title is kitchen manager, which means she oversees the back of house and menu. During her reign so far, which started last fall, she added more gluten-free items and vegetable-centric dishes.
Founding executive chef Brad Sorenson opened the New American restaurant in 2013. He left last fall to join Alamo Drafthouse's test kitchen. Sous chef Chris S. Dodd temporarily took over his position.