Stefan Richter

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Birthday
2, 1972
Birthplace
Finland
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1972 (age 47)
Birthplace
Finland

About

Southern California-based chef who competed in Bravo's television culinary competition, Top Chef. He is also known for his restaurants in Santa Monica, Tampere, Turku, and Helsinki.

Before Fame

He studied Culinary Art and Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Applied Sciences in Wurzburg-Schweinfurt. Following his graduation, he was involved in the grand opening of Las Vegas' Bellagio Hotel.

Trivia

He established his Santa Monica, California restaurant, Stefan's at L.A. Farm, in 2009.

Family Life

He was born in Finland, and he was raised primarily in Germany.

Associated With

He and fellow chef, Carla Hall, were both runners-up in Top Chef's fifth season.