August Alum Spotlight: Jay Astafa | Natural Gourmet Institute

August Alum Spotlight: Jay Astafa

Posted August 10, 2015

Chef Jay Astafa got his start in the restaurant industry at the early age of 16 when he developed a vegan menu for his father’s traditional pizza restaurant on Long Island. He enrolled in our Chef’s Training Program in 2011 and has kept busy ever since. Chef Jay is currently one of the most renowned vegan chefs in the industry, running a NYC-based boutique catering service, a pop-up dinner series, and as of a few weeks ago, Long Island’s first all-vegan restaurant, 3 Brothers Vegan Cafe. Check out these recent features about our talented grad!

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Way to go, Jay!

Images from jayastafa.com