Chef Siegfried Schafner

6th year

Hurst Conference Center
1601 Campus Dr


Siegfried Schafner (Siggi) was born and raised in Linz, Austria and completed his culinary studies in Europe. His talents allowed for an exciting career traveling and working in exotic locations.

His experience includes Sous Chef at the Hotel Europa in Gothenburg, Sweden, Chef de Partie at the Anauco Hotel in Caracas, Venezuela, Executive Sous Chef at the Caribe Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. After marrying aCalifornia girl, Siggi came to the states and became the Executive Chef at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills.

After a decade in sunny California, Siggi came to Texas to be the Executive Chef at the Rivercrest Country Club. After four years in Fort Worth, Siggi decided to see how things were in Dallas, becoming the Executive Chef at City Club. After three years in Big D, Siggi moved to the Jack Daniels Restaurant at the Texas Rangers Ballpark. He is now the Executive Chef at the Hurst Conference Center.

When he is not in the kitchen, you can find Siggi hunting, fishing, golfing, cycling, or walking two energetic Chihuahuas.