Thomas Sheehan

Thomas Sheehan

Chef at Red Cow

Thomas began his restaurant career at age 17 working for various restaurants throughout Seattle including the Hunt Club and Urbane. For the past 5 years he has been with the Hyatt Hotel Group. Before moving to San Diego to train for a culinary management program, he attended Seattle Central's Culinary Academy. He recently helped open the newest Hyatt hotel on Maui Hawaii, and now finds himself as the chef at Red Cow.

Hometown

Seattle

First Restaurant Job

Prep cook at Kona Kitchen.

Last Restaurant Job

Hyatt Hotels

Alternate Universe Career

History professor.

Favorite Late Night Snack

PBnJ.

Best Meal Ever

Tasting menu at Morimoto Maui. The seafood was all caught 1 hour before service. Now that's fresh!

After Work Hangout

My house.

Favorite Seattle Restaurants

663, Crush, Poppy, Toulouse Petit, and Dick's

Food Philosophy

Keep it simple and local.

Restaurant Pet Peeve

Not calling out your fire times to the other cooks during service.

What do you love about Seattle?

It's home.

Favorite Place In The World

Haven't seen enough of the world.

Memorable Kitchen Disaster

400 pieces of well done salmon…

Can't Live Without

My family.

What's On The Nightstand?

Momofuku and Culinary Artistry

What's On The iPod?

Everything except country.

Favorite Movie Quote

And here we go…

What Have You Learned?

Relax and don't take anything personal, life is short so enjoy it.

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