Chef Sean John – featured chef at OCEAN Style RESERVEDnyc – Chefs of the Caribbean
Chef Sean John – Spur Tree NYC
New York City-based chef, photographer, filmmaker and restaurateur Sean John, was raised in Jamaica and Europe, and continues to incorporate his worldly perspective into all his endeavors. Continuing to draw from his creative inspiration, Sean decided to act on his long-held desire to open a restaurant that would fuse his passions for food, music and hosting. Spur Tree opened to rave reviews and has been featured in several magazines’ “best of” lists, including Maxim and The New Yorker.
Sean continues to be an avid traveler and citizen of the globe. The Spur Tree kitchen has already developed its own cult following. Featuring a unique brand of Jamaican-Asian fusion fare, the dishes are a blend home-style West Indian spices with cutting-edge Asian-influenced recipes. Mouthwatering Jerk Lamb Chops and Coconut Curry King Fish are among some of the trademark dishes as well as Spiced Baby Bok Choy, Panko Crusted Sweet Plantains and ‘Red Stripe’ Beer Battered Shrimp. The Spur Tree kitchen makes its own house desserts from scratch, including the prized Banana Bread Pudding, which has become a standalone favorite among guests.
Chef Sean John is one of the featured chefs at RESERVEDnyc – Chefs of the Caribbean. August 7, 2014. 267 Fifth Avenue, NYC.