Chef Jason Weaver has an extensive culinary background in the hospitality industry and most recently took the helm at Omni Dallas Hotel in Texas.
Prior to that, he served as Executive Chef for the La Torretta Lake Resort and Spa in Montgomery, Texas and as opening Executive Chef at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Las Vegas. Texas foodies know Weaver from his days as executive chef at the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, home of the legendary French Room, which was rated as the best hotel restaurant in the country by Zagat.
Weaver’s other celebrated culinary ventures include Executive Chef at the Mandarin Oriental in New York; Chef of Café Sambal at the Mandarin Oriental Miami – voted best lunchtime hotspot by the Food Network; and Chef of The Grill at Ritz-Carlton in Dearborn, Michigan – rated “One of the Top 10 Hotel Restaurants in the Country” by Condé Nast Traveller under his leadership.
A decorated United States Marine who served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm and in Somalia for Operation Restore Hope, Chef Jason earned his cooking stripes at the School Craft College in Livonia, Michigan, in 1997.