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Steffen Sander

Biography

Born and raised in Germany, Steffen moved to Taiwan at an early age where he learned to enjoy and appreciate food. At the age of 17 he began a three-year apprenticeship at a traditional family owned Black Forest Hotel in Germany. Following that he moved back to his hometown of Berlin to work as a commis de cuisine for two years before he decided to further his experience at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Virginia in 2007. In 2009 Steffen joined the crew of the Seabourn Spirit sailing the Mediterranean and circumnavigating South America... READ MORE

Born and raised in Germany, Steffen moved to Taiwan at an early age where he learned to enjoy and appreciate food. At the age of 17 he began a three-year apprenticeship at a traditional family owned Black Forest Hotel in Germany. Following that he moved back to his hometown of Berlin to work as a commis de cuisine for two years before he decided to further his experience at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Virginia in 2007. In 2009 Steffen joined the crew of the Seabourn Spirit sailing the Mediterranean and circumnavigating South America experiencing the cuisines of the different countries first hand. This led him to move to New York City in 2010 to help open Heartbreak Restaurant as Chef de Cuisine. In the following years he helmed the Kitchen at restaurants such as Boukies, Wallse and Hudson Clearwater before he became the Executive Chef at Gran Morsi in 2018.

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