Chef Tom has been in the restaurant business since he was 14, starting at the famed Dorchester Hotel in England. He has worked for eight Michelin starred chefs throughout his career. He is a University of Florida Graduate, and later attended Johnson & Wales. He went on to work at such restaurants as Le Cirque, Jean Louis @ the Watergate, Aqua Restaurant in San Francisco, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts Restaurant, the Peabody Hotel in Orlando and the Blue Ridge Grill in Atlanta. He joined the Harper's Restaurant Group as Executive Chef for Mimosa Grill in 1997, and opened many of Charlotte's best restaurants.