Born and raised in New Jersey, Jeff Szombaty honed his culinary skills early in life working in professional kitchens since he was 16 year old. After attending the College at Walnut Hill's Culinary School, Jeff joined the ranks of the Hyatt Hotels in 2000. He started crafting his career at the the kitchens of the Hyatt Regency at Penn's Landing, Philadelphia PA as Chef de Cuisine and then on as Banquet Chef at Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Chicago, IL. Most recently coming from famed Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa as Executive Sous Chef he oversaw the renovation and re-branding of the entire culinary program. He now oversees the the hotels culinary operations, Mosaic Grille and Grain bar at Hyatt Regency Vancouver, BC. His passion for indigenous, seasonal products and sustaining relationships with local vendors and farmers is evident in his style of cuisine, which focuses on simplicity and clarity of flavours.
2017 TEAM MEMBERS Michael Chan, Sous Chef Marc Poirier, Sous Chef Brandon Wilson, Sous Chef Warren Ng, 1st Cook Erick Rocan, 1st Cook Wilson Lam, 2nd Cook Ben Gregson, 4th Cook