Kurt Ramborger will fight against 16 chefs for national as hottest chef in America
Vlog by Heidi Branch.
Summary by Heidi’s brother, Kurt’s history of working as chef - Tale of mo chef career, In 1993 started in a Vegetarian Cafe as dishwasher durin’ mo college in So Cal. Found mo passion in the kitchen and asked mo chef dat mo wanna to be a chef. She told me to start practice on knives skill. Next 2 months, mo moved up to line cook then becamesous chef within 6 months. Worked there fer 5 years and got married then moved to Oah’u, Hawai’i as Teacher Aide fer deaf school. 5 months which didn’t bring happiness in Hawai’i and moved to Seattle, WA. Feelin’ the itch to go back in the kitchen. Found a job as prep and lunch cook. Once again, moved up to be a lunch chef fer one and half year. Got a better job offer at 4-star restaurant called Flying Fish in downtown Seattle as prepmeister. From there, mo have learned a lot about how to incorporated a new dish and recipes fer a menu daily! After a year there, mo long-tyme deaf friend, Rob Esposito, offer me a chef position to open up an Italian Ristorante called Abbondanza Pizzeria in 2000. Dat’s where mo started learn how to operate a restaurant business and executive chef. After 2 years there, feel the needs to learn more by move to other restaurants. Paragon’s; That’s A Some Italian; Mona’s Bistro and Lounge; Opened up other Pizzeria called Deano’s in wrong location which shut down within 2 months. Did returned to Abbondanza twice to help bring the authenic Napoletana food. Mo ended up in a fateful car accident which brings mo in bedridden fer 6 months and moved to Fremont, CA. After a year of recovery, started mo own caterin’ biz called 4-Leaf Clover Catering. Been runnin’ by meself fer 5 years catered all over Amerika. Decided to move to Austin with mo wyns (kids) and their mom. Tried to find a restaurant job in Austin but kept shut me out. Bumped into Paul Rutowski and we started a catering called Arouse Your Palate Catering to caters all around Austin and internet live streamin’ cooking show with iDeaf News. Rene Alcala and Paul befriended at fitness center and offered us his mom’s restaurant fer few events. After few events, we tryin’ to give a bistro a chance. Been doin’ it fer 6 months now.
You can watch his vlog about his chef background in YouTube. His YouTube username is KURTtheIRISHchef.
This is about Kurt Ramborger being on national as Hottest Chef in America. The votes will begins on Tuesday- February 21 at noon CST. Vote thru http://eater.com/
You can read the article to get know him better,
Visit his restaurant website, ViUDA Bistro (http://www.viudabistro.com/)