West Palm Beach, FL., July 17, 2017, – Island Hospitality Management, LLC. announced today that Chef Thomas Ciszak has been promoted to VP of Food and beverage.
It is with great pleasure we announce Chef Thomas Ciszak’s has been selected as Vice President of Food and Beverage with Island Hospitality Management.
Chef Ciszak will be responsible for major projects including creating restaurant and bar concepts (where available), focus on the improvement of existing Food and Beverage outlets and the continued success of the Blue Morel Restaurant and Wine Bar.
Chef Thomas began his career with Island Hospitality Management in 2005 as the Food & Beverage Manager at the Westin Governor Morris in Morristown NJ and was promoted to Executive Chef in 2007 at this same hotel.
European trained Chef-Owner-Restauranteur, Thomas Ciszak is widely respected for his conception and work at the Blue Morel Restaurant and Wine Bar located in the Westin Governor Morris and Flatiron Tapas Bar (Boston, MA). The Blue Morel Restaurant and Wine Bar was listed in Gayot – The Guide to the Good Life, as “Best New Restaurants in the USA” and the Flatiron Tapas Bar received ***1/2 stars in the Boston Globe.
Born in Germany, Chef Ciszak trained at the Culinary Institute of Recklinghausen and the Technical College for Food Services in Datteln, Germany, where he studied nutrition and food chemistry. He completed an extensive training program at Jammertal, mastering all departments of fine dining, hotels, and restaurants, before working in two of Germany’s top restaurants: The Residence, a Michelin two-star restaurant, and Benedikt rated one of the best Euro-Asian restaurants in Europe.
Chef Ciszak continued his American education becoming Executive Chef at New York’s famed Tavern on the Green and Shelly Fireman’s – Shelly’s New York.
Chef Ciszak is seen as an industry activist often participating in philanthropic events and forums; and sought after as a Celebrity Chef for televised segments. As Owner of Chakra Restaurant and TC Culinary Solutions, Ciszak has headed a full-service restaurant and consulting company. Chef Ciszak is professionally active internationally in Europe, India, Asia and the USA.
Please join us in congratulating Chef Thomas to his new position at Island Hospitality Management. His vast experience and solid background will be an asset to us as we continue to grow as a company. We look forward to his future success.