Appointed Director of Food & Beverage
At Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort - FL, USA
Daven Wardynski has led the culinary team at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort since October 2012 and is the mastermind behind The Sprouting Project. With more than 25 years of experience in the culinary world, Wardynski began his career at TRU in Chicago, serving as sous chef under celebrity chef Rick Tramonto. Prior to joining Omni Amelia Island, he was the executive chef at Omni Chicago Hotel. Due to his emphasis on supporting local purveyors and his passion for fresh, high-quality ingredients, Wardynski has received multiple honors from the American Culinary Federation, including a Gold Medal in the Chicago National Restaurant Show.