@Daniel Del Rio, Executive Chef – The Stag Hotel
Hailing from Mexico, trained in New York and cooking all over the world, Daniel has seen, tasted and cooked a lot of cuisine. We caught up with him for a brief chat just before another busy service at the Stag on Rundle street. #thestaghotel @thestaghotel
Africola or Golden Boy
Favourite cut of meat ?
Beef Cheek. It’s amazing how different the product is after it is cooked properly, compared with what it is to start off with.
Favourite drink ?
Margarita, no contest. Easily my favourite.
Favourite chef joke / pun ?
I’m just a sarcastic F@#k. (other chef laughs in agreement)
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Music. I like to mix records, mainly funk and hip hop. (We begin to breakdance in the kitchen)
Where did you learn to cook?
Cullinary Institute of America in New York, and did my apprenticeship in Mexico.
What keeps you motivated and inspired?
Happy satisfied customers
Why do you chose MyButcher?
Because you guys have the best quality products and outstanding customer service, I really feel like I am being looked after and that is very much appreciated