Steve Thornborrow – Executive Chef
Steve started out in the restaurant business twenty-seven years ago at the age of sixteen, as a dishwasher. Three months later, he was carving prime rib and learning “the kitchen. “ He has never looked back…..Steve was the owner/ operator of a sports bar for 16 months. It was during this time that he learned every aspect of the business and fully understood the challenges involved in owning a restaurant.
In addition to this experience, Steve spent fifteen years in the golf course industry where he cooked and prepared meals for over 200 weddings. Steve also spent a very memorable thirteen months cooking for our Canadian and International troops in Afghanistan were he learned the skill involved in large quantity cooking. He was responsible for preparing 1,200 steaks on a BBQ every Saturday! One of his passions now is grilling steaks!
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf.
Steve is very customer focused and he will try his best to accommodate all culinary needs and wants. Steve graduated Chef’s school apprenticeship program at Niagara College and he has always wanted to lead a great team of chefs and cooks and he feels that he has found the right place at Stone House!