Meet the team

Meet the team

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  • LIAM, GENERAL MANAGER

    Your brief work history: 

    I have worked in the catering industry since the age of 16, worked in various establishments from Hotels to American Branded Restaurants. I started with Steak of the Art as a JNR Sous, and have moved up to Head Chef since then. I am now working at the front of house, instead of behind the scenes! 

    How long have you been with us? 

    Since Cardiff opened its doors. Feb 2015.

    What do you love most about your job? 

    I loved working with the freshest ingredients in the kitchen, now I love meeting the people that get to taste them - our customers! It's so great to be involved with every aspect of a business that cares so much.

    What’s your favorite thing on the menu? 

    Fillet (Med-rare) with chips and peppercorn. It's so juicy and flavorful.

    How do you like your steak? 

    Medium Rare.

  • ALEX, HEAD CHEF

    Your brief work history: 

    I’ve worked in hospitality since 2011, straight from school. I worked in various Gastro pubs around London before moving to Cardiff in 2014.

    How long have you been with us? 

    Since 2015 - I was on the opening team for Cardiff. 

    What do you love most about your job? 

    I enjoy that every day is different - I’m always being surprised in various ways! I also love the happy team attitude that we cultivate.

    What’s your favorite thing on the menu? 

    Our famous SOTA Sunday Roast - always delicious!

    How do you like your steak? 

    Medium.

  • LAYLA, ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER

    Your brief work history:

    I've been working in the hotel and hospitality industry since 2011, working in a variety of establishments including a German Restaurant and international hotel in both Malaysia and the UK. 

    How long have you been with us? 

    I joined the team in February 2019.

    What do you love most about your job? 

    Meeting people from all over the world, and helping them to enjoy a great afternoon and evening with good food and drink!

    What’s your favorite thing on the menu? 

    Ribeye steak with sweet potato fries and peppercorn 

    How do you like your steak? 

    Medium!