Damien Brassel's Profile

Known for his unique and modern European style, Damien Brassel is a well-travelled chef with a wealth of international experience. He has been cooking for more than nineteen years and has sound kitchen management experience. He has owned and operated his own restaurant in New York City, called Knife and Fork, which won him the Time Out New York award for Best New Tasting Menu.

Brassel has also held roles at Michelin-starred establishments including; The Fat Duck under Heston Blumenthal, The Marco Pierre White Restaurant and Ferme de Montagne in the French Alps.

Now in Sydney, Brassel has stepped into the role of Executive Corporate Chef at Ananas Bar & Brasserie. He oversees a team of talented young chefs, leading the popular French restaurant into a new era, allowing the bar to retain its core premium French focus with a modern twist.