MINNEAPOLIS, MN — JULY 6, 2022 — Following 26 years of executive chef experience around Minnesota, Mike Brustad joins the Hyatt Centric Downtown Minneapolis team as Executive Chef of SIX 15 Bar + Lounge. Brustad will be at the helm of SIX15 Bar + Lounge’s menu, using fresh ingredients to create locally inspired cuisine for Hyatt Centric guests, tourists, and locals alike.

“Brustad’s extensive culinary experience and commitment to locally-sourced ingredients will bring a refreshing perspective to SIX15 Bar + Lounge’s menu, “ shares Michael Berk, General Manager of Hyatt Centric Downtown Minneapolis. “We are thrilled to have Brustad as the face of Hyatt Centric’s culinary program.”

Before accepting this role, Brustad held similar executive chef positions at assisted living facilities, local bars, and restaurants like First Avenues, Depot Tavern, and Bar Zia. He grew his track record of kitchen management and wealth of culinary knowledge working in fine dining, stadiums, colleges, and local landmarks like the Lexington Restaurant in St. Paul, MN.

“I am honored to join SIX15 Bar + Lounge as Executive Chef and am excited to embark on this new venture alongside Hyatt Centric Downtown Minneapolis,” said Mike Brustad.“ I look forward to creating a true dining destination in the heart of Downtown Minneapolis that serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and in-room dining options for guests and locals.”