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Forrest Devitt

Owner and Founder of The Young American Salon

Meet the Owner


Right next door to our Old Town Tustin location, this cozy eatery offers a wide variety of on-tap beers, house wines, and delicious Italian food.

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An expansion of Centro, this Spaghetteria offers everything you could want in an Italian tasting: Gelato, Pasta, Wine and more!

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One of our favorite places to eat in Old Town Tustin. There's something for everyone here, and the portion sizes are worth two meals!

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El Camino Cafe

Just a couple blocks up the street, this counter-serve eatery dishes up Michoacan-style Mexican dishes in a homey setting.

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The Black Marlin

At the corner of 6th Street and El Camino Real, The Black Marlin is a bustling restaurant specializing in seafood & steaks, with cocktails & live jazz performances.

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Inspired by Executive Chef Gabbi Patrick’s Yucatecan roots, CHAAK features Mayan staples of pibil, recados, seafood, smoke, and exotic spices combined with her signature modern flare.

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Oliboli Donuts

Oliboli is all about family.
Co-owners Victor and Brooke DesPrez are Orange County natives and high school sweethearts. Along with their daughter, Hailey and son Hunter, they have created a business built on family values and simple ingredients.

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Huskins Coffee

A quick cup of great coffee, right down the street from our Southern Local location. Grab a cup or some beans next time you're in the area.

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Tustin Community

Try out some of our favorite local spots next time you visit our Tustin locations

Villa Park Community

Try out some of our favorite local spots next time you visit our Villa Park location

Villa Park Coffee Grove

Villa Park Coffee Grove has a love for coffee and community, and they provide a warm place for friends, family & neighbors to meet, relax and chat.

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Rockwell's Cafe and Bakery

Celebrated for custom event cakes & baked goods, this stalwart cafe also offers classic American meals.

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Business Recognition Award

Thank you, Mayor Letitia Clark!

Penny Fair

After 7 years with The Young American Salon, Penny and her family have taken on a new adventure in Texas

Jon Rowe

Jon Rowe has moved to Oregon to pursue his passion for agriculture (and offer some sick haircuts too)

Allison Daza

Allison has opened her own private studio in Orange, and continues to educate for Davines North America

Sam Ploskonka

Sam has moved to be closer to her family in Indiana, and started taking guests in her own personal studio

Chloe Gross

Chloe started in a new space in Huntington Beach, and is still slinging the punky colors we love

Judith Viola

Judith and her husband (and cats) moved to Long Beach, where she continues to create artistic haircuts

Brynn Reed

Brynn and her family moved to Austin, TX where she has become the lead Extension Specialist at a great salon

The Young American wins Tustin's 7th Annual Business Recognition Award 2021

We are so honored to receive this recognition from Mayor Letitia Clark.

Check out the video to see how cool they made the salon look!

Former Stylists

See what some of our former team members are up to now