Chef de Cuisine, Casa Mono, New York City, NY
Culinary Arts, 2004
After graduating from college in New York City, Anthony Sasso travelled to Spain to explore his Spanish roots. After falling in love with the food, he returned to New York City and enrolled at ICE. He eventually found himself at Bar Jamón before becoming a prep cook at Casa Mono. After a year, he returned to Spain to work at the famed El Hogar Gallego. Learning as much as he could about authentic Spanish cuisine and local Catalan specialties, Sasso brought his skills back to the kitchen at Casa Mono. He began the restaurant's butchery and in-house curing programs. In 2008, he was promoted to Chef de Cuisine. In 2009, Casa Mono earned its first-ever Michelin star under his leadership.
Read More About Anthony Sasso
Just Simplicity: An Interview with Chef Anthony Sasso [Behind the Pass]
Casa Mono's Anthony Sasso Makes 'Belly with Urchin' [Eater]