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Executive Chef Rick Giffen

Executive Chef Rick Giffen brings 26 years of hotel restaurant experience to his management role at the Stratosphere. During his illustrious career, he has opened in excess of 40 restaurants worldwide, some of which have graced the pages of Food & Wine®.

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Chef Claude Gaty

Claude Gaty, chef de cuisine brings a 26-year history of culinary experience with a classical focus in French cuisine. He works closely with Executive Chef Rick Giffen in recipe and menu development.

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