About Gate Gourmet

Meet Our Chefs

Gate Gourmet's global team of accredited chefs are known for designing and preparing delicious, nutritious and unique menus that meet any specification and delight the passenger. They also are responsible for helping ensure culinary consistency and top food quality across our global operation. We’re very pleased to introduce you to some of our talented chefs from around the world.

Kevin Levett

Regional Executive Chef - U.S.

As the Regional Executive Chef for gategroup's U.S. business, Chef Kevin focuses on culinary excellence, innovation and process management to drive results-based, award-winning service. He is based in Reston, Virginia, though regularly travels to work with other chefs, commercial colleagues and operational and functional leaders across the U.S. and around the world. He joined the company in 2012.

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Where did you work previously? It's hard to believe I have been in the culinary world for more than 20 years, across international markets, primarily in the U.S., Australia and the UK. I gained a wealth of experience at leading hotel properties and organizations, like Sofitel Philadelphia, the Sydney Marriott, Crowne Plaza properties in Canberra and London, the Intercontinental London Park Lane, Giffords Specialty Foods, Novotel London West and the iconic Claridge’s. Just to name a few.

What do you like most about Gate Gourmet? The variety. No day is the same. And being able to combine travel with my profession is a bonus!

What attracted you to airline catering? Moved to airline catering for a new challenge with work-life balance.

What are the three things you can’t live without? A nice car, fine wine and good food!

Where did you study the culinary arts?  Ryde College in Sydney Australia.

What is your favorite saying or quote? You can't buy experience!