Get to know me better
Máster of international and regional American Cuisine.
As a professional Chef I was brought in kitchens of my parents in Norway where I did my culinary apprenticeship. My skills were then honed under the guidance of such Chefs as Alice Waters, Jeremiah Tower, Bruce Adelles, Ken Hom and Leone Giavonni. After cooking and pairing wines on Robert Mondavi's vineyards I developed several restaurants and hotels with prominent National brands and then owned several of my own. I've had the pleasure to be a Guest Chef at the prestigious James Beard House in New York. I helped develop a Culinary school by writing their curriculums and teaching over 3200 Students. My passion over the years has been to study and become proficient in the flavor profiles of many regions of the world
For me, cooking is...
Translating the great passion in my heart for food to the skills of my hands and bringing great enjoyment to all.
I learned to cook at...
My parents restaurants and hotels in Europe. The vinyards of California.
A role model in the kitchen is...
The great French Chef Fernand Point, Julia Child and Alice Waters
A cooking secret...
Respecting where our food comes and using my skills to create a memorable experience!
As a Private Chef, I can offer you:
I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Deerfield Beach. You name it!
Stephen's Food Gallery
We all eat with our eyes first! Below you can find a little demonstration of what I can bring to your table.
Chef Stephen's reviews
Stephen was prompt, professional and engaging. His presentation was awesome. The food was good as well.
Tia Welsh - Jun 09 2022
Chef Stephen's dishes were amazing. It was a wonderful experience overall, and we couldn't have been more pleased. We would highly recommend Chef Stephen.
Paige Stradley - Aug 18 2021
This was our first experience with using Take a Chef, and we couldn’t be happier. We had an absolutely amazing time. The food was out of this world, and we enjoyed getting to talk with Chef Stephen and hearing about his life stories.
Ann Paproski - Jul 19 2021
We had a fantastic experience with Chef Stephen. We had him cook for my wife's birthday and everything he made was delicious and it was interesting hearing about his breadth of experience in the culinary world! Would definitely recommend.
Steve Prichard - Apr 14 2021
Book your experience with Chef Stephen
Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.