Chef Patron & Founder Ryan was introduced to cooking at a very young age in the kitchen working alongside his dad at his own restaurant. After that, he went to London following an ITS course back in 2006. A year abroad working at Hilton Heathrow Hotel he decided to look for a bigger objection to working at one of the famous Chef in the UK Gordon Ramsay, who started as a Commis Chef in his Michelin Star restaurant Ryan never gave up since he wanted to learn and understand more the kitchen. He spent a whole year at Gordon Ramsay Maze in London under the Chef Patron Jason Atherton who now owns (17 upmarket restaurants across the globe), Chef Ryan ended up gaining a position as a Demi Chef, Then Maze had opened their sister Restaurant Maze Grill worked as a Chef De Partie on Pastries & Meat Section and spent six months gaining experience of high-quality meat such as Wagyu under the Chef Patron Arnaud Stevens and also some quality French Breakfast.
Coming Back to Malta in 2009 started experiences 5 Stars Hotels such as Hilton, Westin Dragonara & Excelsior between 2009 – 2015.
Then in 2016, he worked in a fine dining restaurant as a Chef Tournant at the Artiglio located in Valletta, Then the year after in 2017 took over Crust as a Head Chef. In 2019 an opportunity came by to be running StrEat Whisky Bistro in Valletta started the first 3 months as a head Chef and then he was running the Restaurant as a General Manager.
Now looking more forward to serve you at his best in Hungry Hippie, San Gwann.
You must give it a try!
Saturday & Sunday from 09:00 – 22:00