Meet Maui Chef Christian Jorgensen

Intro to Professional Maui Chef 'CJ'

Maui Chef Christian Jorgensen presents a cooking demonstration at the Kaanapali Fresh Festival lunch at the Coffee Farm Estates.

Chef Christian Jorgensen is a professional chef on Maui with extensive background in the restaurant business. At age 12, Christian Jorgensen (Chef CJ) fell in love with the business through his grandparents' restaurant in his native country of Denmark. It became his dream to own his own restaurant one day. Over the next 20 years he worked hard to perfect his ability to open and run a successful restaurant. After graduating as a chef with top honors from The Hotel and Restaurant School in Copenhagen, Christian began a career that has spanned the globe. He has worked in restaurants and hotels in Denmark, Switzerland, Chicago, Guam, Macau (China), and Maui, sharpening his skills as a chef and manager. With each move, he took on greater responsibility, eventually becoming Executive Chef at Maui's Westin hotel. Now Christian is living his dream by serving Maui's residents and visitors in his own restaurant, CJ's Deli & Diner, and catering events on Maui.

Learn more about Chef CJ:Maui Chef Christian in a cooking demonstration in Kaanapali.

Read about Chef CJ's affordable Maui restaurant (CJ's Deli & Diner in Kaanapali).

Watch Maui Chef Christian prepare his homemade Hummus recipe in the following short cooking lesson video (aprox 2 min and 36 sec):

European Trained Chef on Maui

Chef Christian is a Master Chef with formal European training. Chef Jorgensen completed his apprenticeship to become a Master chef at Interlaken, Switzerland. After working internationally Chef CJ relocated to Maui to become the executive corporate chef for Westin hotels at Kaanapali resort restaurants. In 2002, the chef started his Maui restaurant, CJ's Deli & Diner, to provide 'comfort for your stomach with comfort for your wallet'. If you're tired of paying typical high prices at the resort restaurants, stop by CJ's Deli & Diner in the Fairway Shops in Kaanapali Beach Resort. Or, enjoy a Private Chef Dinner personally prepared for you and your family. Request an Estimate NOW:

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