Appointed Executive Chef
At The Dorchester in London, United Kingdom
Stefan follows esteemed alumni of great executive chefs including; Jean Baptiste Virlogeux who launched the hotel's Chef's Table in the 1940s, Eugene Kaufler, Anton Mosimann, Willi Elsener, and Henry Brosi who held the position for over 20 years.
Widely regarded as one of the world's leading hotel executive chefs, Stefan will oversee a brigade of more than 100 chefs within The Dorchester's six kitchens serving; The Grill, The Promenade, The Bar, coffee shop Parcafé, Private Dining & Events, in-room dining and The Spatisserie at The Dorchester Spa. Always forward thinking; Stefan plans to focus heavily on sustainable food practices, introducing innovative ways to source produce and further minimize and avoid waste.
Moving to London with his wife and baby daughter, Stefan brings 21 years of experience to the role. Inspired by flavours from all over the world, his cooking demonstrates an emphasis on traditional recipes and quality of ingredients. This will translate to menus adapting to every special occasion and guest requirement, including personally creating bespoke menus for Culinary Masterclasses in the Chef's Table.