Kerby Craig, the Sydney chef and founder of burger joint Ume Burger, died at the age of 38. The message from Ume Burger’s official social media accounts reads, “With deep sorrow, we announce the unexpected passing of our founder, our dearest son and brother, mentor and friend, Kerby Craig. Words can barely express our grief. Today, as we celebrate his life well lived we also acknowledge the 10-year anniversary of the Ume brand established by Kerby in 2012 with a much-loved fine dining Japanese restaurant in Surry Hills.” “Kerby strived to live out his passions and worked tirelessly to make Ume what it is today, bringing joy and fun to people through good food. He was driven and free-spirited, pursuing his goals with a determination very few people possess. From a young age, Kerby’s independent nature revealed he would pave his own way through life, forging beautiful friendships and experiences along the way,” it continues.
Who was Kerby Craig?
38 years old
Kerby Craig was the Sydney chef and the founder of burger joint Ume Burger. His Instagram boasts 2731 followers with 125 posts when writing this article. On his Instagram after his demise, the text added, “At the age of 15, he left school and began working as an apprentice chef at Tetsuya Wakuda’s Rozelle restaurant, sparking a formidable career and life-long love of food and hospitality. He worked his way through the best restaurants in London, Canada, and Sydney to achieve what he set out to in his short life. There’s no easy passage to great success in hospitality, as many will know. The long hours and hard work in Michelin star restaurants in the UK and hatted restaurants in Sydney took Kerby to his first great achievement of earning 6 consecutive hats at Koi, Woolwich,” also continued “Following his departure from Koi, he opened Ume and won his very own hat as both chef and owner. Kerby’s devotion to cooking and business peaked through the creation of his pride and joy, Ume Burger. Through establishing Sydney’s premier fast-casual Japanese burger restaurant, Kerby created a living legacy that tens of thousands of foodies have experienced and loved, and will continue to across two landmark venues with a future vision we hope to deliver on.”
How old was Kerby Craig?
Kerby Craig was born in 1984 in Sydney, Australia; he is 38 years old. Talking about her parents and siblings, we do not have much information regarding them. However, we will try to fetch their information very soon.
Who is Kerby Craig’s Girlfriend?
Kerby Craig has kept her relationship status private. However, we do not know if she is currently dating or Single; we will keep you updated once we receive any information regarding her love life. Until then, stay tuned to know for more details shortly.
What is Kerby Craig’s Net Worth?
The estimated Net Worth of Kerby Craig is around $300K USD.
(Image Source: Kerby Craig Instagram)
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