Executive Chef Adam Polisei, inspired by his great-grandfather's career in hospitality, has over 20 years of culinary experience. After earning a degree from Michigan State University, he worked at various restaurants and earned several accolades, including "Executive Chef of the Year" and "Restaurant of the Year." Polisei is a passionate and approachable leader who mentors his team and strives to create exquisite dining experiences. He is excited to bring his culinary expertise to Next Level Brands Holdings, LLC, and enjoys spending time with his family outside of work.
Summer Bailey, originally from Louisiana, studied Pastry Arts at the French Culinary Institute and spent 21 years in New York City, holding various culinary positions. She moved to Tampa and joined the opening team for Next Level Brands' concept, Boulon, as Executive Pastry Chef. Bailey draws inspiration from nostalgic desserts with unique ingredients and is known for her precision in technique, flavor, and presentation. She has been recognized by various media outlets and oversees all dessert programs for Next Level Brands.
Kal Harris, a Buffalo native with over 20 years of experience in hospitality, has held prominent roles at several respected culinary establishments across the country. He has expertise in client relations and customer satisfaction, and most recently served as General Manager at the award-winning Ocean Prime for almost 6 years, doubling the revenue. Harris is a key player in Tampa's expanding culinary scene and is currently the General Manager of Next Level Brands' forthcoming concept, Union New American.
Inspired by the culture of hospitality, Next Level Brands strives to elevate the culinary landscape of Tampa Bay; where eating and drinking together is a way of bonding, building connections and making memorable experiences.