Jaime Stankevicius

JaimeStankevicius Chef Jaime Stankevicius is the Executive Chef and Catering Director for the Neversink General Store. Previously, Jaime has worked in New York City for the prestigious chef Jean-Georges. Learn More

Theodore Iwachiw

Theodore Iwachiw “Chef Ted” Iwachiw is the Executive Chef for Resorts World Catskills in Monticello, NY, a position he’s held since September of 2022. He oversees culinary operations for the entire property, which includes five restaurants, a food hall, a team member dining room, and banquet operations. Prior to joining Resorts World Catskills, Chef Ted […]

Kevin Mcafee

Kevin Mcafee Growing up with a chef as a father, Kevin McAfee at an early age was always interested in good food and the kitchen environment. He began his culinary career at the Historic Tides Inn located in Irvington VA in 2001. At the mouth of the Rappahannock rivers entrance to the Chesapeake bay the […]

Maximiliano Sola

Max Sola Maximiliano Sola was born in Argentina he began his culinary career at the Instituto Argentino de gastronomia, after working a couple of years in his country, He decided to move to Europe to improve his culinary skills.  In January 2004 he become part of the team of Martin Berasategui as a practician, where […]

Bob Ambrose

Bob Ambrose Bob Ambrose started his own catering business at the age of 15 after reading Jacques Pepin’s La Technique.  After graduating from The Culinary Institute of America in 1989, he spent the next 14 years working in kitchens across the Country and traveling globally.  In 2003 he opened Bella Bella Gourmet, partnering with the […]

John Carrino

John Carrino Chef John Carrino was born and raised in the food and beverage industry.   A graduate of Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) in New York City, he began his career at the Crystal Springs Resort in Vernon, New Jersey, working his way up to executive chef while pursuing culinary school.    He owned and […]

Federico A López

Chef Federico A López He lives in Cancun, México since 2004, directing a group of companies: Taller Gourmet and Event Solutions; specializing in Events, Banquets, Catering, Gastronomic Training and Restaurant Management.He began his career being 15 years old in Mazatlán, Sinaloa. In 1988, he entered the Hotel Nikko Mexico as a culinary Trainee. In 1992 […]

Dale Talde

Dale Talde Chef Dale Talde is the host and producer of Tastemade’s All Up in Your Grill, and has competed twice on Top Chef, in season four in Chicago, and season eight, All-Stars in New York City. He also went back to the kitchen to compete on Top Chef Duels, and then returned in 2021 […]

Saul Montiel

Saul Montiel Chef Saul Montiel Executive Chef At Cantina Rooftop,  Hk Hall  & La Boom Bites Executive Chef Saúl Montiel was born in Atotonilco el Grande, a small town outside of Pachuca in central Mexico, and quickly adopted the kitchen as his second home under the tutelage of his grandmother and mother. He not only […]

Ayesha Nurdjaja

Ayesha Nurdjaja Ayesha Nurdjaja, Chef/partner + Culinary Director A Brooklyn native of Italian-Indonesian heritage, Ayesha Nurdjaja’s entrepreneurial spirit first led her topursue a business degree at Pace University. Shortly after receiving her degree, Ayesha realized foodwas her true passion and subsequently enrolled in the Institute of Culinary Education. She worked herway up the ranks at […]