Ryan Steyn

Sky Catering & The Cook Book | Baja California, MX

Chef Ryan Steyn. Authentic, creative, and passionate about food. He was born in South Africa and studied at the Swiss Institute. Was part of The Relaix & Chatou Team. Was Chef de Partie in Africa’s Best Restaurant The Green House Restaurant. Ryan has worked as a professional chef for 12 years and had the honor of cooking for Nelson Mandela and Bishop Desmond Tutu. At 33 years old and after only six years in Baja, Chef Ryan has managed to win our hearts and our palates. His experience owning and cooking for three successful restaurants in the area has led him to open his own catering company Sky Catering. Cooking competitions are Chef Ryan’s passion. He has won most of them, including Cocinero del Año Mexico, where he won “Best Chef of Baja” and went on to represent Baja in the finals. He also enjoys representing Baja in other important events such as the Baja California Culinary Fest, Best of Baja, Festival Gourmet Puerto Vallarta, Food & Wine Cancun, Food & Wine San Diego, and The Latin Food Festival, and has also been published in San Diego Food & Wine Magazine, British AirWays, Riviera, Mujer Actual, Todos Santos, Universal, Catadores and El Conocedor. Also very much involved in teaching new generations, Chef Ryan has given conferences all around the country at some of the most prestigious schools. Today, he teaches at a gastronomic university in Ensenada,and owns a cooking school, “The Cook Book Ensenada.” He came to Mexico following love, and now is in love with Baja all that it has to offer.