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Tomas Chavarria

Executive Chef

Originally from Costa Rica, Chef Chavarria boasts an impressive culinary career since starting out at age 16, spanning large culinary operations in the U.S., Mexico, Philippines and Central America, as well as in the kitchens of Michelin-starred chefs including Charlie Palmer and Quentin Villers. Prior to joining The Study in late 2021, Chef Chavarria most recently served as the Head Chef of Crimson Resort and Spa Boracay in the Philippines, earning accolades as one of the 20 best restaurants in the country. He has overseen the opening and operations of multiple restaurants and outlets during his time with properties including Marriott Cancun Resort, JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa and Le Meridien Mexico City, among others. Boasting a culinary career that spans more than a decade, Chef Chavarria is passionate about leading and motivating kitchen teams with a hands-on approach and exceeding guest expectations with high-quality, creative menus.