Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
300 South Doheny Drive, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. 90048
“The celebrity culture of LA is not an inspiration for my cooking. It’s more part of the fun.”
|| Since 1997
||Food and Domestic Arts Degree, Staffordshire College, England|
||English, French and Spanish|
Ashley James has more than 25 years of experience at several of the finest
establishments across the globe, including France, Spain, England, Argentina, Singapore and Mexico. As Executive Chef of
In Chef Ashley’s spare time, he is the host of the new PBS television series Cuisine Culture, where he cooks with some of the world’s best chefs on location around the globe, from Daniel Boulud in New York to Shaul Ben Aderet in Tel Aviv. Cuisine Culture proudly won a Taste Award this year for "Breakout Foodie Show of the Year."
Chef Ashley’s team of global artisans assist in executing seasonal experiences highlighting the finest sustainable ingredients throughout the Hotel, including Culina, Modern Italian; Windows Lounge; Cabana Restaurant; in-room dining; and banquets. Recently, Chef Ashley created the “StrEAT” menu at Windows Lounge, featuring a variety of appetizers from street-inspired dishes based on his extensive world travels and the great ethnic cuisines in Los Angeles.
arriving in Los Angeles, Chef Ashley was executive chef at
Prior to joining
Ashley James graduated from Staffordshire College of Food and Domestic Arts in England. Ashley was named Young Chef of the Year (under 24) in France in 1992. He is a member of the L’Accademie Culinaire Francaise and speaks fluent French and Spanish. His hobbies include running at Runyon Canyon, travelling the globe especially while filming, and experiencing authentic ethnic cuisine.
Hotel Press Contact
Director of Public Relations
300 South Doheny Drive
Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. 90048
Email Kim Kessler
T. 1 (310) 786 2212
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