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Karl Jonas Grip

Head of Culinary Arts program, SWISSAM Moscow Campus 

Jonas has extensive working experience in hospitality industry starting from 1989. He used to work in Germany, Sweden, Australia, Asia, Russia. First time became a head chef in 1993. JPnas participated in a very wide range of special events as chef and judge. He Speaks Sweden, English, German and Russian. 

Graduated from Restaurant School (Stockholm, Sweden - Chef Qualification) and Swedish Restaurant Academy (Kitchen Economy).

Career achievements:

1996 catered  for the Swedish King on his 50th birthday

2004 Cooked private dinner for Mr. Ivanov Russian Minister of Defence in his residence.

2005 Created and served The Official Gala Dinner for His Majesty the King of Sweden at the Museum of Contemporary Arts in Sydney.

Employment History:

2015 June to 2016 April Head of Culinary Arts Studies/ Executive Chef at SWISSAM Business School

2013 Dec to 2015 June Restaurant Scandinavia  Executive Chef &Senior Manager

2013 April to September Marriott Courtyard Irkutsk  Executive Chef

2007 to March 2013 Restaurant Scandinavia Moscow  Executive Chef

2005 to 2006 Melbourne Oyster Bar  Head Chef

Nov-Dec 2004 Scandinavian promotions in Asia, Singapore, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpu

2002 to 2004 Scandinavia Restaurant Moscow, Russia  Head and Executive Chef

2000 to 2002 Vasa Museum Restaurant Stockholm, Sweden  Head Chef

1999 Miss Maud Swedish Restaurant Fremantle, Australia  Sous Chef

1997 to 1998 Sheraton Perth Hotel, Australia  Sous Chef, Banquets and a la Carte

1996 M/S Gripsholm, Transocean Tours Bremen, Germany  Junior Sous Chef

1996 Restaurant KB Stockholm, Sweden  Chef de Partie

1995 Restaurant Greitz Stockholm, Sweden  Chef de Partie

1994 to 1995 Restaurant Wedholms Kött Stockholm, Sweden  Chef de Partie, promoted to Head Chef

1992 to 1994 Scandic Crown Hotel Upplands Väsby, Sweden  Chef de Partie, promoted to Sous Chef.

1993 Jun to Aug Marite’ Sail Ship Charter Stockholm, Sweden  Head Chef

1989-1991 Grand Hotel Stockholm, Sweden  Commis Chef

1990 Jan to Dec Royal Swedish Navy Military Service as Personal Cook to the Admiral of the Swedish Navy

Professional Achievements:

Apr 96. In the Catering Team who catered for the Swedish King on his 50th birthday.

Nov 99. Performed “Swedish Week” at the Shangri La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

Mar 04. Cooked private dinner for Mr. Ivanov Russian Minister of Defence in his residence.

May 04. Performed Scandinvian Promotion at the New World Hotel in Saigon.

Nov 04.Performed “Scandinavian Week” at the Inter Continental Singapore.

Nov 04. Performed “Scandinavian Week” at the Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur.

Dec 04. Performed “Scandinavian Week” at the Shangri La in Bangkok.

Sep 05. Performed Scandinavian “Culinary Week” at the Shangri La in Sydney.

Nov 05. Created and served The Official Gala Dinner for His Majesty the King of  Sweden at the Museum of Contemporary Arts in Sydney

Apr 11. Professional judge Chaine des Rôtisseurs Young Russian Chef of the year competition 

Oct 14. Performed Scandinavian promotion at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Education and Training.

1987 to 1989. Restaurant School, Stockholm, Sweden, Chef Qualification.

2000. Kitchen Economy at the Swedish Restaurant Academy.

2001. European Computer Driving Licence ECDL University Course.

2006. Russian studies at University of Melbourne

2008WSET intermediate certificate in wines and spirits gastronomical university of Grythyttan Sweden

2007 to 2012. Russian studies, Liden&Denz and Russian Lab Moscow, University of Dalarna, Sweden