About Gate Gourmet

Meet Our Chefs

Gate Gourmet's global team of accredited chefs are known for designing and preparing delicious, nutritious and unique menus that meet any specification and delight the passenger. They also are responsible for helping ensure culinary consistency and top food quality across our global operation. We’re very pleased to introduce you to some of our talented chefs from around the world.

Marius Rytz

Project Manager for Culinary Excellence - Europe and Africa

Chef Marius joined Gate Gourmet in August 2000. Although he left the company to pursue another opportunity a year and a half later, he couldn’t resist an offer to return in September 2007. As the Project Manager for Culinary Excellence in Europe and Africa, he is responsible for project management within the culinary team in the region. Chef Marius is based in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Where did you work previously? I’ve had the good fortune to work at a number of excellent establishments, including the Hotel Beau Rivage Palace in Lausanne, the Hilton Hotel in Manchester, and the Baur au Lac hotel in Zurich, where I also did my apprenticeship.

What do you enjoy doing when you’re not cooking? I love going out with family, but food is always a central theme in my family…….what shall we do for dinner? 

What do you like most about Gate Gourmet? Given our global network and international clientele, I get to meet and interact with people from different backgrounds and cultures and learn about dishes from all around the world.

What are the three things you can’t live without? My family, good food (life is too short for mediocre food), and sunshine

What is your favorite food or the dish that you most enjoy? Traditional Swiss dish called Ghackets mit Hörnli and Apfelmues Hörnli pasta (small macaroni) with minced meat and apple sauce.