Director of Kitchen Operations, Stew Leonard's in Newington
Chef Chaz Fable has been with Stew Leonard's since 1992, and was promoted to Executive Chef in 2000.
Chaz apprenticed under Chef George Llorens (Stew Leonard's Executive Chef in Norwalk) when George owned Le Parad is restaurant in Westport, Conn. While there, Chaz developed his passion for the pastry arts, including his signature dish, French apple tart, which is featured in Stew Leonard's Winning Recipes cookbook. Before joining Stew Leonard's, Chaz was a full time pastry chef at the Guenster Rehabilitation Center. He also was a chef at Connolly's Seafood Steak House and the Spinning Wheel Inn restaurant.
Chef Fable is a member of the Paris Gourmet Chef Club and the American Culinary Federation. In 1998, Chef Fable was voted "Chef of the Year' from the Northwest Connecticut Chefs Association.
Chaz loves to share his knowledge and is constantly giving tours and demos to culinary students. He has earned numerous certifications through the American Culinary Federation's Masters Program. He also uses his culinary skills to raise money for charity, including catering Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp annual gala for the last 12 years. He is also a frequent guest chef on local television cooking shows.