Jeff Axline

Food & Beverage Director, Executive Chef

Hotel Contessa


Jeff Axline is the food & beverage director and executive chef for Hotel Contessa. An award-winning chef who has been featured in numerous Texas-based publications, Jeff Axline was previously executive chef for Hotel Zaza, located in the Houston Museum District of Houston, Texas. He held the dual roles of founder and executive chef for the Brooklyn Athletic Club, a casual start-up restaurant located in the trendy section of Houston. As well, Axline has served as executive chef for Lakeway Resort and Spa, located in Austin, Texas.

In addition, Axline Jeff Axline is a graduate of the Art Institute of Seattle, School of Culinary Arts. He resides in San Antonio, Texas