BAL HARBOUR, Fla. (March 21, 2019) – The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, a AAA Five-Diamond and Forbes Five-Star resort, today announced the appointment of Andreas Schatzschneider as executive chef. Schatzschneider will oversee all culinary operations including the luxury resort’s four distinct dining venues, in addition to Rosé Sundays, the resort’s award-wining Sunday Brunch offering. The German chef brings more than 25 years of industry experience with him to The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort.
“We are thrilled to welcome Chef Schatzschneider’s vibrant energy and passion for sophisticated cuisine to our resort,” said John Rolfs, General Manager of The St. Regis Bal Harbour. “He has a stellar track record of culinary excellence that spans the globe and his leadership experience will be a wonderful addition to our renowned culinary program. We are confident that our guests will be impressed by what he brings to the table.”
Throughout his career, Chef Schatzschneider has served in a number of culinary positions at various high-profile properties in the Ritz-Carlton portfolio, including most recently as executive chef at the Ritz Carlton, Dubai International Financial Center, UAE. Prior to that, he was the executive chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun, executive sous chef at the Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou, China, and executive chef at Ritz-Carlton, Vienna Austria.
“I am looking forward to sharing my passion for taste and creating culinary memories with The St. Regis Bal Harbour guests,” says Chef Schatzschneider. “It’s my goal to provide a culinary experience from first sip to last bite that leaves our guests with cherished memories.”
Schatzschneider got his culinary start at a small family-owned restaurant in the suburbs of Berlin before later joining The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. Fluent in English, German and Spanish, Schatzschneider’s broad international experience brings with it a unique and refreshing perspective to The St. Regis Bal Harbour culinary team.
In addition to the resort’s four dining venues, Schatzschneider will oversee banquet and catering, creating custom menus for the resort’s lavish weddings and exquisite social gatherings.