One of the New York Cities and Hamptons most lovable private chefs, Stephen relies on fresh, bright, and colorful ingredients sourced from local purveyors. His globally inspired dishes are packed with bold flavors and display a knowledge and mastery of all the latest culinary trends. From Montauk to the Manhattan let Octoman entertain you, your family and friends with his inspiring and flavorful food.
While you can expect Octopus to be a staple of any menu, be ready for a tasty, innovative and creative culinary experience. From veggie-centric to meat and seafood lovers, Octoman has got you covered.
Ask about his Taco parties, which are casual and fun as well as cocktail parties with tantalizing hors d’oeurves.
Sourcing the finest ingredients and making them shine on their own is important to Octoman. He scours his favorite farmers markets for the sweetest peaches, tastiest arugula, & perfectly ripe melons and tomatoes. He works w many of the industries best importers + purveyors to source the best ingredients to serve you and your guests. He’s worked with Gullo Specialty Foods, the premiere importer of Spanish Tumbled Octopus used by many of the best chefs in America and Pure Seafood is his new fresh seafood importing company.
Stephen has cooked at a wide variety of food events across the country, as well as James Beard Celebrity Chef dinners and other special events. He enjoys interacting with guests which can be a great addition to any event. You may recognize him when he hosted his own TV show, Beyond thew Dish and covered the red carpet at a number of James Beard Awards ceremonies.