Yassin Butt

Photo by Yvonne Schmedemann


Sous Chef


Yassin discovered his passion for cooking after realizing that he wanted to work creatively with his hands. He has worked for a number of Michelin-starred restaurants in Bad Zwischenahn, Munich, Wolfsburg, and Groningen; in Hamburg he worked for Mutterland.
Yassin came to THE NEW INSTITUTE determined to implement the aspect of sustainability in a culinary way.

  • What gives you hope?
    That every day offers something different.

  • How does change happen?
    It starts with each individual. Change starts with me.

  • List three important values in your life?
    Authenticity, honesty, and humor.

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