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Sean Kommer

Sean Kommer is a professional chef with 15 years of experience in Michelin starred restaurants, working with the world's best chefs. With more than five Michelin starred restaurants in his culinary career, Sean has worked in the fine dining echelon of hospitality all over the world. 

After graduating from The Culinary Institute of America in New York, Sean left for Las Vegas to work with Thomas Keller and his team at the award winning Bouchon. Simultaneously, Sean earned a bachelors in Hospitality Management from The University of Nevada, Las Vegas. After three years under his belt at Bouchon, Chef Keller proposed an opportunity for Sean to  work with Tetsuya Wakuda, chef of the iconic Kent Street restaurant in Sydney, Australia. Moving to Australia opened up endless amounts of opportunities for Sean. Working at Rockpool, Quay and opening his own pop-up American BBQ shop, Sean’s experience grew tenfold.  After these opportunities, Sean went back to academia to earn  his MBA at The University of Technology, Sydney. Shortly after this achievement, he relocated to Spain where he worked at three MICHELIN star Quique Dacosta’s restaurant in Denia, Spain.

It goes without saying, but Sean’s love of traveling almost competes with his love of food. A traveler to 85 countries, Sean worked at 1 Michelin star Shirosaka in Tokyo, Japan and managed 1 Michelin star Senses restaurant in Warsaw for a collective 18 Months. Now in New York City where he calls home, Sean enjoys interacting with the guests and participating the joy experienced during his meals.

Accredited Restaurants

Chef | Quique Dacosta - Denia, Spain

Three Michelin Star

Jefe de Partida | Disfrutar - Barcelona, Spain 

Two Michelin Star

Jefe de Cocina | Grup Herminda - El Port De La Selva, Spain

One Michelin Star

Jefe de Cocina | Senses Restaurant - Warsaw, Poland

One Michelin Star

Chef | Shirosaka - Tokyo, Japan 

One Michelin Star

Chef Stage  | Tetsuyas - Sydney, NSW

#4 - San Pellegrino’s 50 Best Restaurants

Other Culinary Experience

Executive Chef | Brooklyn BBQ co. - Sydney, NSW

Star Fish Market and Catering | Executive Chef - Westhampton Beach, New York

Chef Stage | Rockpool 1989 - Sydney, NSW

Chef Stage | Attica - Melbourne, VIC

Chef de Partie | Bouchon - Las Vegas, Nevada

Educational Experience

MBA Marketing, Management | University of Technology, Sidney

BS Hospitality  | University of Nevada Las Vegas

Culinary Arts | The Culinary Institute of America