Elan Wenzel, Chef and Owner, Element Knife Company
After medaling in American Culinary Federation cooking competitions Chef Wenzel graduated from Colorado Mountain Culinary Institute as Apprentice of the Year. Subsequently, Chef Wenzel studied in Japan, where he was exposed to a broad array of cutlery, tools, sharpening stones, and techniques. Now, after more than two decades in the industry, he has developed a much deeper appreciation for Japanese cutlery.
After working as a sushi chef in Colorado for many years, Chef Wenzel is now distributing high-end knives and offering knife sharpening clinics to restaurants in the Denver Metro area. Presently, Chef Wenzel is taking appointments to view his knife and stone inventory. He will come to you, so gather your crew together for a knife-sharpening clinic as well.
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