"...Meanwhile, former Austin pastry chef Philip Speer is returning to town after a stint at Jean-Georges' posh downtown Houston restaurant and will take over the pastry department at 7 in a matter of weeks... Chefs Andy and Kristie Sasser (with new daughter Audrey) are also back in town..."
"...Like many local restaurants, the Granite has streamlined its staff to reduce labor costs and re-imagined its menu to lower prices while trying to maintain fine dining quality on the plate. That means Blaisdell and his sous chef Andrew Sasser are peeling, cutting, and chopping every day, work that would ordinarily be done by a prep cook..."
"...Chef Adam Brown and pastry chef Samantha Hughes have left Searsucker, and owner Brian Malarkey has brought in chef Andy "Dizzle" Philips from San Diego to fill the chef position. Andy and Kristie Sasser have moved their family back to Austin; he's in purchasing with Whole Foods SW Region and chef Kristie is looking for work..."
"...Chef Andy Sasser e-mailed to inform us he's left Capitol Brasserie (310 Colorado, 472-6770) and is now an executive chef at the Whole Foods flagship store downtown. Sasser's former sous chef, Geoff Nunez, who came to Austin via Tru in Chicago, has been promoted to take the helm of the busy, all-hours kitchen at Cap..."
"..."Our lunches were up and down, and our parking is limited on weekdays, so we decided to go with our strengths," explained owner Carlos Rivero when I ran into him having breakfast last Saturday morning at Hoover's... Former Austin chefs Andy and Kristie Sasser made a whirlwind trip through Texas last week, visiting friends and family in Houston and Austin..."
"...In November, Brenton Childs left the Vespaio kitchen to set up his own catering operation. Asti chef de cuisine Kristie Moore and Granite Cafe sous chef Andy Sasser followed their wedding last summer with a whirlwind European honeymoon..."
"...Boy, was there ever plenty of news as August steamed to a close here in Austin. Chefs Kristie and Andy Sasser and big sis Audrey welcomed Elliot Whitaker Sasser (7.5 lbs., 22 inches) into their family last week....."
"...Seems that Dickey's former 7 business partner, chef Will Packwood, is teaching at the Culinary Academy of Austin (6020-B Dillard Circle, 451-5743), where he has joined a faculty that includes such longtime favorite Austin chefs as Tim Kartiganer and Alain Braux... Chef Andy Sasser e-mailed to announce that Capitol Brasserie (310 Colorado, 472-6770, www.capitolbaustin.com/menus.htm) is up and running..."
"...The space is under renovation and will reopen sometime later this year as a French bistro. Chef Andy Sasser is busy redesigning the kitchen and menu and will be on the range when Capitol Bistro opens.Lucky 7 Drop into the Roaring Fork (701 Congress, 583-0000, www.roaringfork.com) and order up a "Lucky 7" cocktail in honor of Lance Armstrong's historic seven victories in the Tour de France..."
"...Kristie Sasser - baker, instructor Make It Sweet..."
"...We reveled in every bite. Executive Chef Andy Sasser and his kitchen team do an exemplary job of executing the classic fare..."
"...In the aftermath of the kitchen fire at the Bitter End Bistro & Brewery (311 Colorado, 478-2337), employees were able to save much of the beer, kegging it up for future sale in the quickly re-opened B-Side Lounge. Meanwhile, chefs Reggie Ferguson and Andy Sasser packed up the undamaged food from the kitchen and donated it to Caritas..."
"...We'll have more on that story when we hear from Sam again... Speaking of globetrotting chefs, chef de cuisine Kristie Moore and her fiancé, sous chef Andy Sasser, have returned from their culinary vacation in France and Italy and are back at work in the kitchens at Asti (408-C 43rd, 451-1218) and the Granite Cafe, respectively..."
"...7% Solution is boiling over rumors that drummer Scott Sasser has left the band. Sasser, says the band, has accepted a position with a music-related retail company based in Medford, Oregon, but will continue to play with the band..."
"...Cabel Sasser Web 2.1: Making Web 2.0 Accessible..."
"...embassy!" Some equipment had already been sent along to China in preparation for the festival, but hadn't yet made it as far as customs; in general, Ochs is glad that the band didn't get farther along in their China travel plans (the trip was designed to double as a vacation for the lads). "I don't need my artist to be the guy in the photo like James Sasser looking sadly out the window," sighs Ochs..."