Andres Prussing, Artisan Chef

Chef Andres Prussing developed his culinary passion when he was a child in Santiago, Chile, spending weekends learning to cook his grandmother’s recipes. He received formal culinary training at INACAP in Santiago, graduating with a Bachelor Degree in Culinary Arts and Administration in 2008.Chef Andres worked in Santiago, Barcelona, and Miami before moving to Charlotte in 2013. In 2017, he joined the Charlotte Marriott City Center and played an integral role in the development of the hotel’s unique food and beverage concepts, Stoke and Coco & The Director. Outside of work, Chef Andres enjoys the culinary competition stage. He won his first two medals, Silver (2006) and Gold (2007), while representing Chile at the Pan-American Culinary Olympics sponsored by the World Association of Chefs’ Societies.