Meet Our Chef
A native of South Africa, Michelin Star-awarded Chef Jacques Van Staden is the man behind 29º 41º Mediterranean Street Food’s honest, wholesome cuisine. His illustrious career spans over 30 years of working with iconic chefs from around the world, like the late Chef Jean-Louis Palladin, Gray Kunz, Michel Richard, and Andre Rochat.
Chef Van Staden has opened, managed, and transformed eateries from Washington D.C. to Las Vegas with a nod to his classic French training and his love of Mediterranean cuisine. Currently, he is reimagining Celebrity Cruises’ culinary footprint while running the JVS Culinary Group. Van Staden continues to create and innovate at 29º 41º Mediterranean Street Food by upholding his imaginative flair for crafting fresh and flavorful street food for Metro Detroit.
To empower people to eat better, live better, and feel better.
We promise to maintain our culinary passion and pursuit for wholesome cuisine inspired by the Mediterranean tradition that enhances our modern and evolutionary concept.
We Promise To
Provide a lifestyle cuisine that is handcrafted with natural, wholesome, and fresh ingredients for the community.
Empower you to eat better, live better, and feel better.
To maintain our culinary passion and pursuit for wholesome cuisine inspired by the Mediterranean tradition.
Eat Better, Live Better, and Feel Better
Where culinary passion meets fresh, wholesome, and honest ingredients.
HonestyWe take pride in being transparent with our guests and team.
Our relationships should always drive positivity for our guests and team.
We believe this is the foundation of our food and guides how we work with our guests and team.
We uphold the highest standards for our guests and team.
We’ve created an interactive culinary journey that’s meant to be entertaining for our guests and team.