Bubbler Executives of the Week

Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 10:04 am

Steven Schnur, executive chef at Zaffiro’s Pizzeria Marcus North Shore Theater

Name: Steven Schnur

Title: Zaffiro’s executive chef (North Shore)

Company : Marcus Theatres

Company address: 11700 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon

Company web site: Marcustheatres.com

Industry: Theatre/entertainment

Education: Graduated Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago, A cordon Blue Program

Family:  Fiance, Teresa; 2 dogs, Mollie and Fraiser

Hobbies and Interests: “While cooking is my vocation, it’s also my avocation as well. I also enjoy sports in general, but particularly golf.”

Favorite book and/or movie: “Anything written by Peter Mayle.”

Favorite musician/band: Beatles

Favorite place to visit/vacation: “I’m originally from Chicago so it’s my favorite place to visit. It really has become a world class food city in recent years with the restaurants, chefs and all the great markets.”

Favorite local restaurant: “Trattoria Stefano in Sheboygan is great. It’s very authentic and rustic.”

Words to live by: “The hardest part of being the best at anything is not the final destination, but having the will and desire to make the journey. The very highest levels of quality are achieved through dogged determination.”

What is your core philosophy for doing business? “When times get tough the tough get better. At the end of the day as a chef, you’re only as good as your weakest team member.”

Who is your role model and why? “My father. The older I get the smarter I realized he was.”

What was the funniest thing that has ever happened to you? “With so many bright people around me, I’m the Bubbler Executive of the week.”

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