COO and Master Cannabis Chef
As a professional chef and entrepreneur of over 25 years, Scott Durrah serves as the Founder and COO of Simply Pure. As an Executive Chef, he’s owned and operated 5 restaurants. Scott’s creations have been named Best of LA and received numerous reviews in the LA Weekly, LA Times, LA Watts -Times, Black Enterprise Magazine, and Colorado-based Westword and 5280 Magazine.
In 2009, Scott and his wife, Wanda James, opened one of the first dispensaries in Colorado. The Apothecary of Colorado was the first African American owned dispensary, followed by Simply Pure Medicated Edibles.
As a cannabis industry leader and advocate, he’s been featured in THC Magazine’s 100 People you should Know, on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, CBS Sunday Morning and on CNBC’s Marijuana USA. Scott is also a United States Marine, and professional chef to NFL and NBA players.