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Josean Rosado – Royal Sonesta Harbor Court


Josean Rosado was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. With a strong familial connection and a childhood of valuable experiences with the foundation of food being a centerpiece of events led Chef Rosado to start a career in food and beverage. He has been steadfast in his love and thirst of knowledge of worldwide cuisine, hence his path to be innovative and true to his own style and palate.

Currently, Chef Rosado has been the Executive Chef for the Harbor Court Hotel for 3 years. Previous to his joining the Sonesta Collection he started his career with passion for culinary arts at Johnson and Wales University. Upon graduation from JWU, he dedicated his time to cultivate his style and view point with InterContinental Hotels from 2001 through 2012. At the InterContinental San Juan his talents and skill set blossomed, promoting him to the New InterContinental Boston to open Miel Restaurant. Based on his earned level of culinary talent and leadership he relocated to become the Executive Chef at InterContinental Harbor Court.

As the Harbor Court converted with honor to become a Royal Sonesta – he was recruited to stay in place by the Corporate Sonesta Collection. Royal Sonesta is known for its level of passion of food – “Food is Art”. This culture captured his creativity and has given him the drive to implement his farm to table conceptualization.

Chef Rosado has enhanced his knowledge and skill set with becoming a certified in-house organic bee keeper, as well as implementing a productive herb and vegetable garden which is utilized daily and on special or VIP events.