With over 30 years of experience, his culinary travels have taken him to Bali, Saudi Arabia, Jakarta, Bangkok, Singapore, Dallas, and Las Vegas. Prior to moving to Las Vegas, Chef Santin was the Executive Pastry Chef at Rosewood’s Crescent Court where he was awarded Pastry Chef of the Year in 2006 by the Texas Chef’s Association and Hotel Chef of the Year in 2007 by the Hotel Association. Chef Santin is excited to bring his unique vision to Dallas, which he has always called home.Over the course of his career, Chef Santin has received more than 30 culinary awards and has been an active member of the Epicurean World Master Chef Society for five years, securing a distinguished position in the industry.
Born into a traditional Italian family in Treviso, Italy, Chef Santin was exposed to fine cuisine, hospitality, and the arts at a young age. Upon discovering his inherent ability to cook, he took a position as a baker’s apprentice at Skylon Tower Restaurant in Niagara Falls. Drawn to the culture, cuisine and flavours of Europe and Asia, he soon embarked on an international adventure, enrolling in esteemed culinary programs in Toronto, Paris and Zurich.