Add all-purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, and sea salt to small mixing bowl. Whisk to combine. Set aside.
Add unsalted butter, granulated sugar, and light brown sugar to stand mixer. Beat on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
Add vanilla bean paste and beat on low just until incorporated.
Add eggs, one at a time, and beat on low just until incorporated.
Remove bowl from stand mixer.
Add half the flour mixture and fold in with a large spatula just until incorporated. Add remaining flour mixture and fold in just until incorporated. Do not over mix.
Fold in the semi-sweet chocolate chips.
Chill dough in refrigerator for 30 to 60 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper or silpat baking mats.
Using an ice cream scoop, drop cookie dough balls on prepared cookie sheets, 6 per tray. Do not press cookies down
Bake for 10 minutes, or until edges are golden and cookies are set in the center.
Remove cookie sheets from oven and cool on wire racks for several minutes. Remove cookies from cookie sheets