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Downtown's Main Kitchen Appoints New Chef

Jelle Vandenbroucke joins JW Marriott Houston as executive sous chef.

Chef Jelle Vandenbroucke
Chef Jelle Vandenbroucke

Just after surpassing its one year anniversary, Main Kitchenthe restaurant in the new JW Marriott Houston Downtown — has hired a new executive sous chef, Jelle Vandenbroucke to assist executive chef Erin Smith. Vandenbroucke, a Belgium native who began cooking at 12 years old, is classically trained in French cuisine. He has worked at two Michelin-awarded restaurants (Hertog Jan in Bruges, Belgium, Mulberry Restaurant in Charlton House, UK), and several Four Seasons Resorts including those in Seattle and Boston. According to Smith, Jelle shares the restaurant's passion for working with local purveyors and creating seasonal menus.

Main Kitchen

806 Main St, Houston, TX 77002 (713) 237-1111

JW Marriott Houston Downtown

806 Main St, Houston, TX 77002 (713) 237-1111

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