Published on : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) introduces Martin Knaubert as its new Executive Chef.
Knaubert is certainly not a newcomer to the culinary scene. Born and raised in Saarlouis, Germany, Knaubert spent much of his childhood experimenting with food, so it was no wonder that his life took a culinary path.
Now, he is gracing the kitchen of The Ritz-Carlton Chicagowith his expertise as the Executive Chef. The Ritz-Carlton Chicago will be his 8th hotel and 4th assignment as Executive Chef with Four Seasons properties.
Chef Knaubert hopes to bring his diverse experience to the city of Chicago. The perspective he has on food and the culinary arts is unlike any other. He has been able to gain this perspective through his extensive experience and looks forward to bringing his unique taste to the city of Chicago. Even with this gained expertise, Knaubert knows that culinary taste can sometimes be lost in translation and these talents do not always travel from one destination to the other. Chef Knaubert knows that Chicago has its own unique taste and he looks forward to discovering it.
“I am here to be part of a community that loves good food and is proud of their produce,” Chef Knaubert states. He continues by saying, “My role here is to contribute to the culinary experience of making people feel good and create a sense of belonging.”
“The vision for hiring Chef Knaubert is that he will take our culinary guest experience to a new level,” says Sebastian Hinsch, Hotel Manager of The Ritz-Carlton Chicago. Hinsch goes on to say, “Chef’s longevity with Four Seasons coupled with his depth in knowledge as well as his experiences that he collected over the years while travelling the world qualifies him as the perfect fit for one of Chicago’s most iconic hotels.” During his time at The Ritz, Chef Martin will put his own personal twist on the menu while working with local farmers.
Chef Martin is thrilled at the prospect of creating memorable dishes at deca RESTAURANT + BAR, The dec ROOFTOP LOUNGE + BAR and for events at the Hotel. He also looks forward to finding the taste and culinary flare that makes Chicago unique.
Source:- Four Seasons