Our Story | The Left Bank Restaurant & Bar York PA

Meet Our Team

Chef Sean Arnold and his wife Mandy took ownership of The Left Bank Restaurant & Bar in 2017, carrying on the 25-year legacy of York’s most reputable restaurant.

Our team is dedicated to the idea that food should be experienced. Every day, we work together to bring fresh, flavorful dishes to our guests, served by an attentive staff who want you to have an exceptional dining experience – worthy of telling others about.

Susquehanna Style, Silver Spoon Winner. 2017+

Chef Sean Arnold, Chef-Owner

Committed to nourishing and nurturing people and planet, Chef Sean strives to reduce waste and source responsibly, while leading his culinary team with the belief that success is a team effort. Chef Sean, a Baltimore native, has a MS in Sustainable Food Systems from Green Mountain College and is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. Prior to owning The Left Bank, he ran a successful private supper club that explored global flavors and unique dining experiences, earning him a reputation for being an ambitious Chef with a distinct perspective on creating memorable dining experiences through flavor exploration.

Read more on Chef Sean Arnold.

Scot Kile, Maître D’

A recognized face in York, Scot ensures guests have a memorable experience while dining at The Left Bank. Scott is attentive to every detail, helping guests feel at ease and well cared for.

Tierney Pope, Daytime FOH Manager/Event Coordinator

Tierney oversees the front of the house as our Daytime FOH Manager. She also coordinates all special events and private dining bookings. Attentive to the details, she ensures that your experience is set perfectly.

Interested in booking a private dining room, email Tierney at tierney@leftbankyork.com. 

Download our private dining area overview.

Lonnie Soberanis, Sous Chef

Overseeing kitchen production, Lonnie makes sure things are running smoothly so that our team can deliver quickly. He also personally makes sure our famous spicy banana pepper parmesan calamari dish is perfect every time.

Pastry Chef Left Bank

Rebecca Strayer, Pastry Chef

Overseeing all pastry and dessert menus for the restaurant. Crafting specially made dishes for guests, including made-from-scratch recipes that are innovative  and satisfying.

Sous Chef Left Bank

Jordan Strine, Sous Chef

Managing morning prep and ordering for the restaurant to run smoothly. Oversees development of our custom soups, including collaborating with the team to develop unique menu items.

Mandy Arnold, Co-Owner, Marketing/Brand Manager

Married to Chef Sean Arnold, Mandy is the President/CEO of Gavin™, a digital public relations agency, when she’s not at the restaurant. Mandy oversees the brand persona and marketing strategy for The Left Bank.