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Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California

Chef Michael Patria brings more than two decades of culinary experience to Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara this fall. Patria has an impressive resume that showcases a myriad of culinary experiences in a list of impressive establishments. Patria joins the Resort from his recent position as Executive Chef at Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta, where he led a team of more than 32 culinarians for the past 2.5 years. His inventive spirit was put to good use at the Hotel, building upon the menus of Park 75 and Bar Margot while maintaining and elevating the Five Star, Five Diamond status of the Hotel. In Santa Barbara, Patria is a welcome addition to the Resort’s seasoned culinary team.
Prior to joining Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Chef Patria honed his talent through positions in the kitchens of the The Buckhead Diner, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel San Francisco, SOHO Steakhouse, Alon’s Bakery and Market and Peasant Bistro. Immediately prior to joining Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta, Chef Patria was with Fifth Group Restaurants’ Ecco, where he served three years as restaurant chef and two years as the executive chef. He is thrilled to return to California where he has the opportunity to work with a diverse and hardworking team of culinary experts.
Signature Recipe: Porchetta with seasonal polenta and Sicilian style broccolini