SAMANTHA RAFO

CHEF

BORN + RAISED:  Windsor, Ontario, Canada (born). Moved to Grosse Ile at age 15.

HOW SAM GOT INTO THE BUSINESS:  "By chance, I always enjoyed cooking and working with my hands. I got a job serving and decided I would rather cook. It just worked out." Yes, Sam. Yes it did.

 

KEVIN FRADER

SOUS CHEF

BORN + RAISED:  Plymouth/Canton

HOW KEVIN GOT INTO THE BUSINESS:  "I spent 2 years on a high school culinary team and that turned into my first job at a banquet kitchen, thanks to my mentor. After 2 years of college at Schoolcraft in the Culinary Arts program I got my first job on a line."

 
 

CHRIS HARRIE

GENERAL MANAGER

BORN + RAISED:  Eastside Detroit

HOW CHRIS GOT INTO THE BUSINESS:  "Community College." It's that simple.

 

JASMINE HASKINS 

FOH MANAGER

BORN + RAISED:  Born in Thailand. Raised in Chicago.

HOW JASMIN GOT INTO THE BUSINESS:  "My parents strongly encouraged me to work in their family business as a youngster."