Pittsburgh Chef's Corner

Pittsburgh Chef's Corner

Chef Sang Woo: Nakama Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar

Updated Aug 2, 2018

Meet One of the Best Chefs in Pittsburgh!

As the son of restaurant owners, Chef Woo developed a love for cooking very early after moving to Pittsburgh when he was only 5 years old. Woo later honed his sushi-making skills for eight years while working at the Pittsburgh Fish Market. His sushi is well known and highly respected throughout the Pittsburgh area, making Nakama customers loyal and repeat visitors!

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Executive Chef Jessica Bauer: Altius Restaurant in Pittsburgh

Executive Chef Jessica Bauer: Altius Restaurant in Pittsburgh

Updated Jan 22, 2018

As a Pittsburgh native, Jessica relocated to Michigan during high school where she began her restaurant experience. Her greatest joy was found in her family’s delight and support of her early cooking competency preparing her family meals. After graduating from Pennsylvania Culinary Institute, Jessica was accepted to continue her culinary training at The Boca Raton Resort & Club. Most influential to her cooking style was working with Chef Gregory Waters at 27 Ocean Blue, a 4-star Mobil Travel Restaurant Review and 5-Diamond AAA Restaurant Guide. Waters' use of international cooking styles and his passion for upscale local ingredients allowed Jessica to gain firsthand experience that transformed her professional culinary artistry.

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