Business Brief: Harbor View Hotel chef named one of Zagat’s top 30

Harbor View Hotel executive chef Shaun Brian Sells was named to Zagat’s “Top 30 Under 30″ list, recognized as a stand-out contributor to the greater Boston food scene, according to a press release.

Known for combining classic New England cuisine with a modern twist, Chef Sells is from St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

“This honor is a big thrill, and I’m grateful to be recognized for doing something that I love,” Mr. Sells said. Prior to joining the Harbor View Hotel, he held posts at the Pelican Isle Yacht Club in Naples, Fla., The Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas and The Westin St. John, both in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Chef Sells will offer a special family-style menu on Dec. 25 at Harbor View Hotel’s Water Street restaurant for $48 per person. For more information call 508-627-7000 or go to harbor-view.com.