Jakub Czyszczon, Executive Chef at Garrison in Austin, began his culinary career in 2012 and has worked under an impressive array of decorated chefs throughout the United States. Following his graduation from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Chicago, Jakub started as a Line Cook at Untitled Restaurant and held progressive roles throughout the city’s culinary scene over the next four years, moving through the ranks in esteemed kitchens including Sepia Chicago (under Michelin Star recipient, Andrew Zimmerman), Travelle at The Langham and Oak + Char. Jakub then relocated to Honolulu, Hawaii, to serve as Chef de Partie at Senia Honolulu, where he assisted in the development of the tasting menu program and supported culinary events such as Hawaii Food & Wine. In 2019, Jakub joined Garrison, Fairmont Austin’s signature restaurant, where he presents a passion for Texas fare through tasting menus that offer guests a luxurious culinary experience with Austin flair. Garrison has been awarded a Four Diamond rating by AAA Travel Guide and Jakub has also been personally recognized as a 2020 CultureMap Austin Tastemaker Award nominee and through the Ment’or BKB Young Chefs competition in Las Vegas, where he won a Silver Medal in 2017 and a Bronze Medal in 2018.