Omer Alkalay

Omer Alkalay

Omer Alkalay is culinary chef of Google Israel, working under Yarzin-Sella. Yarzin-Sella provides culinary solutions for the world’s leading high-tech companies. Omer discovered his passion for cooking while on vacation in New Zealand, where he bonded with a chef mentor, who took him on an exciting, two-year journey, focused on local sourcing. Upon his return to Israel, Omer was presented with the opportunity to lead as executive chef in opening a new fine-dining restaurant, Chloelys, at Hilton Tel-Aviv. Omer’s cooking approach is to keep his dishes simple and fresh, providing the stage for the ingredients to speak. Omer maintains close contact with his growers, in order to keep up with best agricultural practices yielding top ingredients, allowing him to maintain balanced and delicious dishes. As a chef at Yarzin-Sella for Google, Omer has found a great marriage between his approach to cooking and the food program at Google. (Tel Aviv, Israel)