Rick Billings

Executive Chef, Global Tapas and Bazaar

Rick Billings is Executive Chef for ThinkFoodGroup’s Global Tapas and The Bazaar by José Andrés restaurants, overseeing menu development and management of the head chefs for the company’s signature dining concepts. Rick joined TFG’s culinary research and development team in 2010 as Executive Pastry Chef, before being promoted to Director and then Senior Director of R&D.  Having earned his culinary arts degree from New England Culinary Institute in Vermont, he worked at several restaurants in his native Utah as well as in Boston, including two years as pastry chef at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon and being named Star Chefs’ Rising Star Pastry Chef and among Boston Magazine’s Best Young Chefs in 2006.