Chris Santos wanted to be a rock star before he ever wanted to be a chef, and as far as he’s concerned, the professions have a lot in common. Initially drawn to the kitchen life by the chaotic environment, crazy hours and the “piratelike” swagger of his first chef and mentor, Santos today maintains his rock-and-roll lifestyle as executive chef and co-owner of The Stanton Social in New York’s Lower East Side neighborhood. Did you always want to be a chef?My first ...

Register to view this article

It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.

Why Register?

Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.

 

Attention Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!

Already registered? here.