Chris Santos

Chris Santos

New York

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

You've heard of my signature
"You've heard of my signature French Onion Soup Dumplings at @vandalnewyork?! The Broccoli Cheddar Soup Dumplings + Tortilla Soup Dumplings will BLOW your mind !! 🤯"
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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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Round 2. Eating our way
"Round 2. Eating our way through the menu the best we can at @#schenectadytho"
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Experimenting large format
"Experimenting large format pizzas for future @2_armando looks pretty happy with this one!"
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At My Venues