My favorite thing about Arizona… Red Rocks in Sedona, spring time
I’m listening to… ’90s hip hop and Carmina Burana by Carl Orff
My family… Mother is from Africa, father is from Austria, 3 kids living with my wife and I.
One thing I cannot live without… My phone
When I was younger, I wanted to be… A restaurateur
I’m inspired by… My father
The one person who motivates me is… My wife
If I could change anything in the world, it would be… Taking care of all the orphans
The perfect day would be… 78 degrees in the ocean on my boat with nice bottle of champagne eating fresh tuna sashimi and oysters.
My first job was… Cook at a resort in Namibia.
My favorite escape… Beachfront somewhere in Mexico, I travel to Mexico 6 times a year.
My life… I have a very busy schedule but I make time for what is important spending time with my family and friends.
I’m currently working on… 7 new restaurant openings for 2022 and 8 openings for 2023.
Always… Work hard and stay humble.
Never… Forget where you are from and never pretend to be someone you are not just to fit in.
Favorite Quote… “Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” Nelson Mandela
Biggest Dream… To establish and operate the largest orphanage in the world
My Pet Peeve(s)… I dislike cigarettes and can’t be around people while they are smoking cigarettes around me