My History

  • 1980-1983     Trainee Chef  | Restaurant Steinerne Eule Vienna | Austria

One of Viennas leading Neue Wiener Kueche Restaurants

  • 1983-1984     Military Service | Officer’s Mess | Ordonanz / Orderly

 

  • 1984-1984     Restaurant Altwienerhof Vienna, Austria || Commis Pattiserie and Chef poissonier
                               Famous Viennese restaurant and hotel owned by Rudolf Kellner

 

Commis and Sous Chef                                                                                                 1984-1986

Restaurant LE CANARD Hamburg, Germany

  • Josef Viehhauser – one of Germany’s top rated restaurants

Commis Gardemanger, Patisserie                                                                           1987-1988

Restaurant AUBERGINE Munich, Germany – 3 Michelin Stars

  • Eckhart Witzigmann –Germany’s first 3 Michelin star restaurants
  • Chef of the Millenium

Pastry chef and Chef Tournand                                                                                 1988-1988

Restaurant STEIRER ECK Vienna, Austria

  • Best restaurant in Austria for 25 years

Executive Chef                                                                                                                 1988-1996

buitenverwachting restaurant Constantia, South Africa

  • Designed, opened restaurant from scratch
  • Achieved best restaurant in South Africa for several years