March 22, 2023

Who is Gray Kunz Wife; Nicole Kunz Bio, Wiki, Age, UNIS, Children, Husband’s Death

Nicole Kunz Bio, Wiki

Nicole Kunz was the wife to Gray Kunz, a Singaporian-born Swiss restaurateur, chef, and cookbook writer based in New York. Kunz spent his early childhood in Singapore, which influenced his fusion style of cooking later in his life. He had a career that spanned three continents and was one of Manhattan’s most acclaimed chefs of the 1990s when he worked for nine years at Lespinasse.

Gray is reported to have died on March 6th, 2020 aged 65 as per a statement from The Upper House’s website.

Nicole Kunz & Gray Kunz

Nicole and Gray Kunz have been married for a couple of years. Kunz told The New York Times in 2004 that during his time training in Switzerland, his wife, Nicole, supported the family, including their two children, through her job at the United Nations International School. According to her LinkedIn profile, Nicole is an Associate Director of Admissions at UNIS.

Gawker said in a profile that Kunz and his wife lived in a townhouse in the Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn, New York, with their two cads.

Gray Kunz Background & Awards

Kunz was raised in Switzerland and Singapore. He received his culinary education in Bern, Switzerland. He worked at the Beau Rivage Palace in Lausanne and Baur au Lac in Zurich. Then, Kunz apprenticed under Swiss chef Frédy Girardet for five years in Crissier. He later moved to the Regent Hotel in Hong Kong, where he learned French and Chinese cooking methods.

Among the awards that Kunz won in lifetime included Best American Chef and Best Chef in New York City, both awarded by the James Beard Foundation. Kunz also co-authored the 2001 book, “The Elements of Taste.” In a 2004 feature in The New York Times, Kunz said that the money from the book, which he co-authored with Peter Kaminsky, was going to aid him in setting up his next project. Away from the kitchen, Kunz was an enthusiastic pilot, flying a two-seater plane

Gray Kunz Death & Cause

Gray is reported to have died on March 6th, 2020 aged 65 as per a statement from The Upper House’s website. The statement read, “We are greatly saddened to learn of the passing of our friend and colleague Gray Kunz. In a career that spanned more than four decades over three continents, he was revered as the Chefs’ Chef. His contribution to Swire Hotels, and the wider culinary world, is immeasurable. More than ten years of collaboration on Café Gray Deluxe in Hong Kong, and later in Shanghai, further strengthened both our friendship and respect. Gray was an integral part of the success not only of The Upper House and The Middle House but of Swire Hotels as a whole. The thoughts and prayers of his Swire Hotels family and team are with his loved ones during this time.”