Thomas Bellec Named Executive Chef at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Thomas Bellec joins
“My philosophy to cooking has always been simple,” Bellec says. “I source the very best ingredients while paying close attention to seasonality and the local climate, and I prepare them in a way that highlights and complements their natural flavours and distinct characteristics.”
A Brittany, France native and classically trained in French technique, Bellec’s career has taken him across the world. Bellec began his career in France, working under his mentor, Michelin-starred Chef Henri Gaonac’h at Le Galion in Concarneau. He began what would later become an 18-year partnership with
Chef Bellec, his wife Diane, and their dog Kimo are thrilled to be back in Hawaii after almost ten years away. When Bellec is not in the kitchen, he can be found fishing or taking landscape photography around the island.