Executive Chef Roberto Gerometta

Chef Gerometta is a certified Master Chef of the World Master Chef Society and a certified Executive Chef with the American Culinary Federation. He graduated and awarded the highest honors from the College D’enseignement Technique et Hotelier in Gerardmer, France. Chef Gerometta was also awarded an honorary Ph.D in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University.
Prior to working with Pivotal Foods, Chef had been the Corporate Executive Chef for Nestle for the past 27 years. During that time, he was responsible for new product development for both the food service and retail divisions for national accounts. He also served as an executive chef in restaurants all over the world including restaurants in New York, San Francisco, Italy, France, Bermuda and Switzerland. Chef Gerometta perfected his international cuisine and worked tirelessly to become the well-known and respected chef that he is today.
In addition to the aforementioned work, Chef Gerometta was the Executive Chef and Partner of Michel’s Restaurant in Des Moines, Washington, Managing Director of the Samson Street Brasserie, in San Francisco, Executive Chef of Chez Michel Restaurant and was the Executive Chef of the California Culinary Academy for several years.
Chef Gerometta brings an unprecedented level of experience to Pivotal’s product development with his apparent genius and culinary excellence.
Awards Received:

  • Awarded a Civic Star for Culinary Art by the French Government.
  • Inducted into the “Les Toque Blanches USA” Hall of Fame.
  • Chef of the Year by the “Les Toque Blanches” International Club.
  • Team Captain of the “Les Toques Blanches/Carnation” Culinary Team winning 23 medals, including Grand Prize in Gold and Silver for the 1988 Culinary Olympics in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Won 14 medals and acknowledgments at the 1990 Singapore Salon Culinaire.