Country Club welcomes new culinary team

Published 6:45 am Wednesday, February 10, 2021

The Austin Country Club recently welcomed a new culinary team, naming Sean Williamson as executive chef and Matthew Hunt as chef de cuisine.

“We are thrilled to have Chefs Williamson and Hunt lead our culinary team here at Austin Country Club,” said William Budion, CCM, General Manager, Austin Country Club. “Their creative talent and ability to deliver outstanding dining experiences will be a delight for our members. We are excited for the new dishes, ideas and perspectives that these two bring to our membership and team; it will be enjoyable for all of us.”

Originally from Massachusetts, Williamson has 10-plus years of culinary experience. Prior to arriving at Austin Country Club, he served as the Banquet Chef at Terravita Golf & Country Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. Prior to Terravita, Williamson worked at the Waldorf Astoria Arizona Biltmore Resort as a sous chef as well at a small niche restaurant in Chandler, Arizona, as the chef de cuisine.

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Hunt is a native of Crown Point, Indiana, and graduated from International Art of Institute in Tampa, Florida, in 2012. Throughout his eight-plus years in hospitality and culinary management, Hunt has had the privilege of traveling and experiencing various local cuisines throughout the country. He has worked in culinary operations at the Grand  Hyatt  Tampa  Bay,  Hyatt  Regency Chicago,  Royal  Palms Scottsdale, Arizona, Hyatt  Regency  Savannah, Georgia, and the Hyatt  Regency Hill  Country Resort & Country  Club in San Antonio, Texas.