Chef Mark Quitney
2016 Roux Bistro New Orleans

With over thirty years of culinary experience Sheraton New Orleans Hotel’s Executive Chef, Mark Quitney, is a hospitality industry veteran who has been responsible for the kitchens of luxury hotel properties in New Orleans, Atlanta, St. Kitts, Marco Island, and Point Clear, Alabama. 
Chef Quitney has twice had the revered distinction of hosting a dinner at the famed James Beard House in New York and was named one of the Top 20 Chefs in Louisiana by the American Culinary Federation.
Fresh from his duel victory at the 2016 United Way “Got Gumbo?” Cook-Off for People’s Choice Best Gumbo and Judges’ Choice Best Seafood Gumbo as well as WYES’ Season of Good Tastes 2015 “Cooking with Community” winning Black & Gold to the Super Bowl Doberge cake, Chef Quitney has dedicated himself to improving his community through his participation in charitable events including the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Gala, United Way's Annual Gumbo Cook-Off and the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience.