Germán Martitegui

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Birthday
16, 1966
Birthplace
Argentina
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
16, 1966 (age 53)
Birthplace
Argentina

About

Argentinean chef who owns the critically-acclaimed restaurant Tegui, which has won numerous awards and was listed as one of the top 100 eateries in the world in 2015. His professional career began in 1994 when he began working as a chef on Francis Mallmann's team. He opened his first restaurant, Olsen, in 2001. 

Before Fame

He studied international relations and foreign trade at the Universidad del Salvador. When he was 19 he began working at the La Cascada de Bariloche hotel, training under Beatriz Chomnalez. 

Trivia

He was on the jury on Argentina MasterChef and MasterChef Junior in 2014 and 2016.  

Family Life

He grew up always being in the kitchen with his family, in particular his grandmothers and paternal grandfather, and credits them for his love of cooking. 

Associated With

Christophe Krywonis and Donato De Santis were his co-jurors on MasterChef.