About Anthony Secviar
Chef Anthony Secviar honed his culinary skills in the iconic Michelin ‘3-star’ kitchens of Akelare, El Bulli, and The French Laundry. A graduate of the California Culinary Academy and inspired by the forward-thinking kitchens of Spain, Anthony moved to San Sebastian to stagier at Akelare in 2004. He then worked as Sous Chef at Kokotxa for 12 months before leaving the Basque region to work in the kitchen at Ferran Adria’s groundbreaking El Bulli, where he spent the entire 2005 season. Anthony returned to the United States as Chef de Partie at The French Laundry. Quickly promoted to Sous Chef, Anthony spent six years with Thomas Keller. While leading one of two kitchen teams at the restaurant, Anthony was responsible for the conception, preparation and execution of a daily changing tasting menu. Most recently, Anthony commanded the position of Chef de Cuisine at Addison at The Grand Del Mar Resort, Southern California’s only Mobil “5-Star” and AAA “5-Diamond” restaurant from 2011-2016.