Pawel Antonik



Pawel Antonik is a culinary professional who joins Blau + Associates consulting with over twenty years of experience.

Born in Poland, Pawel moved with his family to New York City when he was six, growing up in and around kitchens with his mom. After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, Pawel has crisscrossed the country working his way up through restaurants in Florida, Massachusetts, California, and New York. Pawel then moved to Las Vegas where he’s resided since 2017. Since then, he has worked for some of the country’s most prominent chefs, spending time at Michael Mina’s StripSteak at Mandalay Bay, Alain Ducasse’s Rivea and Skyfall Lounge at the Delano, David Chang’s Momofuku at the Cosmopolitan, and Roy Choi’s Best Friend at the Park MGM. His most recent role prior to joining EBA was Executive Chef of Wally’s at Resorts World.

As Director of Culinary Operations, Chef Pawel assists in menu planning, ensure food costs are within targeted levels, contribute to R&D, lead training and development of BOH staff, and work with our onsite restaurant teams to ensure the highest quality standards are met and executed.