Proud to announce adding Top Chef All-Star and Restaurant Mogul, Stefan Richter, to the It Girl PR roster

It Girl Public Relations, one of Los Angeles' leading boutique public relations firms, is excited to announce adding Top Chef favorite, restaurant mogul and outspoken personality, Stefan Richter to their roster.

Richter's witty and over the top personality and tongue in cheek comments quickly made him a fan favorite on Bravo's Top Chef: Season 5 and he was welcomed back with open arms for the most recent Top Chef: Season 10. Fresh off Season 10, Richter has quite a few projects coming up the pike, including additional TV offers and the opening of additional restaurants.

Aside from his Top Chef fame, Stefan has built quite an impressive resume. Richter started his career as a member of the creative team that launched the Bellagio Hotel, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, and he has held numerous executive chef positions in renowned restaurants including, Enoteca Drago in Beverly Hills and Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara.

The Finnish entrepreneur currently owns and operates several restaurants around the world including, Stefan's Steak House in 3 locations throughout Finland, his catering company, Stefan F. Richter's European Catering, and Stefan's at L.A. Farm in Santa Monica. Stefan's at L.A. Farm has become a local favorite, boasting a flirtatious, German-Finnish menu, inspired by Richter's heritage.

It Girl CEO, Juliette Harris said, " We are thrilled to work with both Stefan as a television personality and his L.A. restaurant and look forward to cooking up some amazing opportunities for them both. "

About Stefan Richter
Larger than life television personality and world renowned Chef, Stefan Richter has built his reputation on both his culinary talents and eccentricities. A natural in the kitchen and in front of the camera, Stefan made his television debut on Bravo's Award Winning, Top Chef: Season 5. He quickly stole the hearts and taste buds of viewers, with his "tongue in cheek" humor and uniquely exquisite dishes. A fan favorite and finalist in Season 5, Top Chef gladly welcomed the European Chef back for their 10th season. His Top Chef success ignited his acting career, landing Stefan a spot on Entourage: Season 7, as well as a guest star role alongside Sylvester Stallone in the upcoming film, "Reach Me". The Finnish heartthrob currently owns and operates several restaurants around the world including, Stefan's Steak House in Finland, in 3 locations, his catering company, Stefan F. Richter's European Catering, and Stefan's at L.A. Farm in Santa Monica. Stefan's at L.A. Farm has become a local favorite for Los Angelenos and industry Big-Wigs alike, boasting a flirtatious, German-Finnish menu, inspired by Stefan's heritage. An 80's music fanatic and lover of all things outdoors, Stefan resides in Los Angeles where he will soon be celebrating his 15th anniversary in the Land Of Opportunity, where he has achieved insurmountable success.

About Stefan's at L.A.
Farm Stefan's at L.A. Farm is the European-American fusion restaurant L.A. has been waiting for. Located in the prestigious production studio district, this Santa Monica favorite is the place to dine for mouthwatering dishes, in a stylish environment, where on any day you may share the counter with your favorite celebrity or power broker behind the scenes of Hollywood entertainment. The famous location, formally known as L.A. Farm was bought by Richter in 2009 and took on a new life as Stefan's at L.A. Farm. Along with a refreshing new menu, Richter created an entirely new vibe, showcasing a modern, elegant space with an electric ambiance. In addition to the intimate dining room, the eatery boasts a cozy, private wine cellar and 2 rustic outdoor patios with fire pits. The menu is a fusion of Stefan's German-Finnish heritage and American classics, creating unique and perfectly complex dishes, such as the Crispy Scallops with sweet corn puree, pumpkin seed oil and crispy parsnips or the tater tots with Hidden Valley Ranch dressing. Proud to be an American, Stefan's serves only American beer and wine, while the cocktail menu remains more exotic, with signature drinks such as the, "Finnish Me Off," made of Finlandia Tangerine, Triple Sec, Peach Tea and Cranberry juice. Stefan himself, a dynamic personality who has been featured on Bravo's Top Chef: Season 5 & 10, graces the bistro nightly, socializing with his guests making them feel like celebrities and sending them home with a story to tell their friends.

For more information, please visit | http://www.stefansrestaurants.com/


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