An absolute perk with our job is meeting and working with ingenious chef icons who are walking testaments of our Utility Chic purpose. Recently, we’ve had the immense pleasure of working with renowned Chef Gunter Seeger in designing custom chef wear for his new NYC Restaurant, Gunter Seeger NY, recently opened.
From a moment's introduction, it was transparent that Gunter admired and understood the importance of innovative fashion - fundamentals Fashion Designer Shannon Reed holds close to home as well. As a result, we joyfully set out to design intricate, modern styles that would compliment his personal style as well as Gunter Seeger NY’s serene vibe.
There’s an enormous admiration of Gunter Seeger’s talent, skill and spirit here at Shannon Reed, so we wanted to invite you behind-the-scenes for an inside look into his personal style in and outside the kitchen AND within Gunter Seeger NY. Enjoy his interview below:
Q: Favorite piece of chef clothing?
Q: What kind of chef apparel do you presently use?
Q: Motivation on a daily basis?
Q: You never leave home without?
Q: Your style?
Q: Do you think there is anything lacking in the current chef apparel market?
Q: Which is more important to you fashion or function?
Q: How many chef jackets do you buy a year?
Q: Who are your inspirations?
Q: Which ambiances/moods do you covet most in restaurants?
Q: Best moments of opening your new restaurant: Gunter Seeger NY?
Q: Is there room for R&R in your hectic schedule of opening a new restaurant?
Q: What type of styles/concepts should guests expect for Gunter Seeger NY? Any personal touches added into the mix?
Q: Any unique features used to create Gunter Seeger NY's vibe?
Q: One word to describe Gunter Seeger NY's menu style: