Krystal Craig & Ian Thurwachter
Chocolatier/Pastry Chef Krystal Craig & Executive Chef Ian Thurwachter are local Austinites and co-owners of Intero Restaurant. Seeking to share a mutual admiration of Italian cuisine and dually promote sustainability, they paired their experience in savory and sweet to found Intero restaurant together in 2018.
Native Austinite Krystal Craig is the Co-Owner & Chocolatier/Pastry Chef of Intero Restaurant. A self-taught chocolatier, Krystal’s focus is creating handcrafted chocolate products from small batches using sustainably sourced, organic ingredients. After working for some of Austin’s top establishments, she carried her practice on to open Intero with partner, Chef Ian Thurwachter. With an entrepreneurial drive and artistic spirit, Krystal attributes her career to the influences and experiences of growing up in and around the local food scene, along with an inspirational trip to Italy, and a personal affinity for chocolate based ingredients. Additionally Krystal is a health enthusiast and long time Pilates practitioner for over 17yrs; as a senior instructor, she operates her Pilates studio in central Austin.