Chef Jorge F. Bartolomei was born on August 3, 1984 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. In 2005 completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management from the University of Puerto Rico, Carolina Campus. At the age of 21 Chef Bartolomei moved to New York to study Culinary Arts at the Culinary Institute of America obtaining his Associates Degree in Culinary Arts in 2007. In 2007 Chef Bartolomei got the opportunity to work at the Four Seasons Hotel as a Line Cook.
In 2009 Chef Bartolomei returned to Puerto Rico as part of the opening team of The Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino as a Restaurant Cook. In 2010 got promoted to the Lead Restaurant Cook & Lead Banquet Cook Position where he has had the opportunity to work various important events such as la Gala de Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico. Also Chef Bartolomei won first place with Executive Chef Jannette Berrios in the Cattleman BBQ Chef Challenge. Also Chef Bartolomei won first place in the PR Culinary Team Semi-finals. In 2015 Chef Bartolomei was promoted to the Chef D’Partie Position within the hotel and oversaw the Culinary operations of the Three Meal Restaurant and help implement the Sushi Bar concept.
Currently Chef Bartolomei holds the Position of Banquet Chef at The Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino were he oversees all of the Banquet operations of the property. Chef Bartolomei believes that quality and simplicity is the key to success, sometime the simplest thing can create an everlasting memory within the culinary experience.