Chef Schroeder has won "Best Hotel Chef Series by James Beard Foundation, ”California Chef of the Year 2004” by California Travel Industry Association & “Top 8 Chefs in Southern California.” He's also been featured in Bon Appetit, Gourmet, San Diego Union Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times
After graduating in 1996 from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, Schroeder worked at a number of notable restaurants under the region’s top chefs including: San Francisco’s Aqua, with Chef Michael Mina and Marin’s Lark Creek Inn, with Chef Bradley Ogden. In 2002, Schroeder joined Ogden as Executive Chef opening Arterra Restaurant in Del Mar,CA. During this time, he received numerous honors such as: ”Best Hotel Chef Series.” James Beard Foundation:”California Chef of the Year 2004.” California Travel Industry Association: “Top 8 Chefs in Southern California.” He has been featured in Bon Appetit, Gourmet, San Diego Union Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, San Diego Magazine, Coastal Living, Hotel Bel Air Magazine, Art Culinaire and other publications. Schroeder is currently the chef / owner at two successful San Diego restaurants: Market Restaurant + Bar and Bankers Hill Restaurant + Bar.