2 star Michelin chef

Shaun Hergatt

Oct. 1 - 15, 2020 | Soneva Fushi

Australian Chef Shaun Hergatt is a Manhattan based classically trained creative modernist. Renowned for his technically precise cooking and painterly presentations, Hergatt is inspired by childhood memories, nature, art and his daily life in New York.

His culinary career began at an early age of 17, when he began a four-year apprenticeship in classical French cuisine at Crystal Twig, a fine dining restaurant in Cairns.

In 2009, Hergatt moved back to New York to open his own restaurant, SHO Shaun Hergatt, located in the bustling Financial District. The restaurant received two Michelin stars and a 29 out of 30 Zagat rating and was awarded “Best New Restaurant” by both Esquire and New York Magazine. Hergatt received acclaim for his geographically-inspired dishes and was also recognized as “Best New Chef” by New York Magazine.

After SHO Shaun Hergatt, he became the executive chef and partner of Juni in 2013 and earned a Michelin-starred restaurant while gaining recognition for its innovative design and fresh produce.

In 2016 Hergatt signed 432 Park Avenue, a residential skyscraper that soars in the heart of Manhattan. Chef Hergatt also oversees The Dominick Hotel in Soho, Manhattan and Langtry Farms a new development in Napa Valley California.