San Telmo Restaurant, specialising in Argentinian cuisine, is proud to announce its new Head Chef, Stephen Clark. Chef Clark brings an amazing depth of skill and knowledge to his new role at the head of San Telmo’s kitchen. Having worked under Sam Steck of Heart Attack & Vine in Carlton and Zeb Gilbert of Wasabi in Noosa, he has been instilled with an ethos of cooking simply and with respect for the ingredient. Having been sous chef at San Telmo for the last two years, he fully understands what it takes to keep a restaurant running smoothly and to provide supreme customer service.
“We are super excited to see what chef Stephen brings to the table,” explains Jason McConnell, owner of San Telmo, Pastuso and Allora Cucina restaurants. “He possesses an incredible mixture of passion, creativity, and prescience.”
Stephen was nominated for the “TimeOut new Hot Talent” award in 2016 and has won the “Golden Empanada” Competition at World Malbec Day 2 years in a row. He also helped San Telmo win the “The best steak restaurant” at the 2015 Restaurant and Catering awards.
In addition to his education and experience, Chef Steve has been active in the community, getting involved in the ‘Green Your Laneway’ Council initiative. Chef Stephen has also partnered with Yume food, an Australian not for profit dedicated to help reduce food waste.
“I am looking forward to sharing my creations with the customers” adds Chef Clark. Having travelled to Argentina to eat his way around the whole country, he is excited to share his interpretation of Argentine food with you “I think that Melbourne is craving South American flavours, and I think they will love what is to come.”