Chris Santos

Chris Santos

New York City

About Chris Santos

Chris Santos is the chef/co-owner of the Stanton Social and Beauty and Essex. He has over twenty years of experience honing his culinary craft as an Executive Chef in New York City’s hottest restaurants. From the cult classic Wyanoka, which Sam Sifton described as “sexy…and outrageously flavorful,” to the famed Time Café and award-wining Latin restaurant, Suba, his distinctive career has been synonymous with unparalleled success.

My Venues


    • Judge
    • ChefsFeed Winner
      One of the Best Things to Eat in NYC

      Where I Go Out

      Behind the Scenes

      We like to emulate #chopped in
      "We like to emulate #chopped in our kitchens with in house competitions to keep our chefs sharp, creative + nimble! Today was all about pastry and this crew made some KILLER desserts with mystery ingredients in 30 minutes. Special shout out to guest judges @paola_marocchi_nyc and @jaimesuds ! Scroll thru to see what @laurenamedure @samarasulin @snelson7021 came up with!"
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      A rare quiet moment on set in
      "A rare quiet moment on set in between cooking rounds. It’s a good one today - I’m excited to see who will win.....and who will be #chopped"
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      Experimenting large format
      "Experimenting large format pizzas for future @vandalnewyork expansions and @2_armando looks pretty happy with this one!"
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