Bringing over a decade of experience, Chris Shea joined the team at The Wayfarer, as executive chef. Prior to joining our team he held the position of executive chef at David Burke Kitchen, where he worked since 2011. He also appeared on Top Chef: Season 5.

Born and raised in Manhattan, Shea developed an interest in food while making deliveries for the legendary Frank's Market, in Washington Heights, at the age of 12. Shea attended the Institute of Culinary Education for formal training and quickly immersed himself into the New York City culinary scene. 


Farmer's market quality, delivered. Local Bushel partners with The Wayfarer NYC to deliver high-quality, harvested to order ingredients from local and sustainable farms to your business. Select from over 200 products ranging from heritage breed pork and free roaming chicken to seasonal produce, each complete with farm source information. Click to read more...