Azita Bina-Seibel

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Bina-Seibel_AzitaAzita Bina-Seibel

BiNA Family Hospitality
Executive Chef & Co-owner of Bin 26 Enoteca & Lala Rokh and Co-owner of BiNA osteria & alimentari

Years with company:
16 years with Lala Rokh; six years with Bin 26 Enoteca; three years with BiNA osteria & alimentary

Education degrees and professional/volunteer organizations:
I have a college degree, though not in the culinary arts.

Mentors and how they’ve assisted you in your career:
Though I’ve worked among many talented chefs, I don’t have a specific mentor.

What are you most proud of in your career achievements? Do you have a defining moment of your career to date?
We’ve consistently designed new and innovative concepts rather than emulating others.

Most challenging part of job:
It’s challenging, but essential, to keep up with changing times.

Advice for upcoming executives:
Be able to adjust to guests’ needs and adapt to changing times.

Hobbies:
Outside of work, I enjoy jogging.