meet our team

Be prepared to experience the best of regional favorites with and an array of global tastes during your next Halifax dining experience. Meet our team below. We look forward to welcoming you home to elements on hollis!


Chef Sushrut S. Desai

“Chef Sushi” joins the elements on hollis team as restaurant Chef de Cuisine. He brings with him a worldly knowledge of flavour combinations & techniques.

Chef Sushi is a graduate of The Metropolitan Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology in Prune, India. His impressive resume includes renowned locations including; ITC Grand Maratha Sheraton Hotel & The J.W. Marriott Hotel in Mumbai, India; Treadwell’s Farm to Table Cuisine in Niagara on the Lake, Canada; Taboo Resort, Golf Club & Spa in Muskoka, Canada; Chateau Lake Louise Fairmont Hotel in Alberta, Canada, and The Lodge at Kananaskis by Marriott in Alberta, Canada.

Chef Sushi is passionate about supporting local agriculture and economy. Supporting our local farmers, wineries and distilleries is paramount in his menu designs.

“By utilizing the local bounty of ingredients and products available to us right here in Nova Scotia, we in turn lower our ecological foot print & support our local neighbourhood; providing our guests with true Maritime dining at its finest.”

elements on hollis

1181 Hollis StreetHalifaxNSCA

+19024967960 Hours of Operation

Hours of Operation
  • Breakfast 7 days / week, 6:00am – 11:00am
  • Lunch Tuesday – Saturday, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Dinner Tuesday – Saturday, 5:30pm – 10:00pm
  • Brunch Sunday, 12:00pm – 2:00pm