Chef Mike Morales began his career at Rockit Ranch Productions in 2009. After working in various capacities and proving to be an invaluable asset to the team at Sunda New Asian, Morales was named Executive Sous Chef at the venue’s Chicago location. Under his leadership, Sunda New Asian has received countless awards and accolades including a Michelin Guide recommendation in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and “Best Restaurant” from River North Business Association in 2012. As Executive Sous Chef, Morales supervised a kitchen staff of more than forty and lead the team in upholding impeccable standards in creating unique modern pan-Asian dishes that catered to the venue’s very distinct clientele in The Gulch area.
Chef Morales has now been promoted to Executive Chef of Sunda Nashville where he will continue to deliver the highest quality food and service to our new friends in Music City. Sunda Nashville has just celebrated their one year anniversary and now offering East Meets West Brunch every Saturday and Sunday with dishes like Buttermilk Biscuit with Filipino ‘Longanisa’ Sausage Gravy and Japanese Style ‘Karaage’ Fried Chicken with Spiced Honey created here just for Nashville location. Morales graduated from the Illinois Institute of Art with an Associate’s Culinary Degree in 2006.