Sean Dent’s culinary career spans more than 20 years in the hospitality industry around the world, including five star hotels and restaurants, private city clubs, cruise lines, catering and consulting, and food service. Likewise, Dent’s education and professional training is global covering Ryde Catering College in Australia, Johnson & Wales and Nova Southeastern universities in Florida; apprenticeships at BANC restaurant in Australia under Liam Tomlin; Movenpick Hotel Company in Zurich Switzerland; Carnival Cruise Line College: F&B training, service and management programs; International Trade certificates, Commercial Cookery, Center for International Trade Development, and various culinary arts programs under masters.
COOKING AROUND THE WORLD
Sean dent has infused flavors from his global travels from his native Australia to Los Angeles where he made his new home in 1999, his travels gets placed his dishes and recognized by the media and diners. Notably as the Executive Chef at Drago Culinary Productions owned and operated by the Los Angeles Famed Drago brothers. Dent aims to create and drive culinary global culinary experiences with the blend of Italian influence at the world class Petersen Automotive Museum, which boasts Four floors and more than 300 vehicles, specializing in automobile history and education. It is also home to the newest addition to the fantastic Drago Restaurants, Drago Ristorante. All eyes were on Dent when appointed as the Executive Chef at the CIRCA 55 Restaurant at The Beverly Hilton. Revitalized in 2006 under new ownership, Dent relaunched the famed hotel pool dining room, which played host to Hollywood parties such as the Golden Globes. Other iconic L.A. hotels and restaurants included the iconic House of Blues on the Sunset Strip, Le Merigot Santa Monica Beach Hotel; and Citrus Los Angeles by Michel Richard, a French-born chef was one of the top restaurants in Los Angeles for more than a decade . An entrepreneur, Dent delved into custom-tailored catering and consulting with launched Eaternity by Chef Dent, as well as consulted as a contractor at LifeWorks Restaurant Group at the Google in Santa Monica, and at the Catalina Island Resort Company.