Chef Barret Beyer
Chef Barret Beyer is a Long Island native whose passion and dedication has allowed him to excel and succeed in every aspect of his professional and personal development. Born in 1976, he quickly displayed an affinity to creative culinary expression. Chef Barret’s desire to help others and improve the lives of those who surrounded him led to the enlistment with the United States Coast Guard. It was during this time of military service where he first realized his life dream when taking on the responsibility of kitchen management while serving his counterparts.
Upon completion of military service Chef Barret proceeded to further his education at Long Island’s Prestigious Culinary Academy where he graduated at the top of his class. Chef Barret successfully completed SERVSAFE certification and also passed the Nassau County Board Of Health Manager Certification course. Immediately after graduation Chef Barret was selected to participate in a unique opportunity with Bella Skye Catering to work on the Food Network’s Series “CHOPPED.”The experience of preparing dishes for the film staff and renowned Judges; Geoffrey Zakarian (Iron Chef), and Chef Aaron Sanchez only increased his desire to become a leader in the culinary industry. Shortly thereafter, Chef Barret was assisting Hell’s Kitchen Season 6 runner up, Kevin Cottle, at the infamous New York Food and Wine Expo. It is at this event where Chef Barret impressed another Hell’s Kitchen contender from season 7, Chef Nilka Hendricks. Chef Barret worked alongside Chef Nilka at the Chef’s Secrets 7, a non-profit culinary event to raise funds for the Long Island Association for AIDS Care Inc. (LIAAC). His most recent accomplishment was taking part in a cook off challenge against Food Networks Chef Robert Irvine live on stage at the Westbury Theater.
Chef Barret’s most recent accomplishment has put him on a nationwide platform as one of the contestants on FOX’s hit tv cooking reality show with Executive Chef Gordon Ramsay – Hell’s Kitchen Season 11. He has become a “Fan Favorite” from here to Honk Kong to the UK. Since his departure from the show he has used that platform and “Celebrity Chef” status to further his career and pay it forward to help those in need. He organized and raised money and cooked warm meals to feed the people of Long Beach after Super storm Sandy hit. He went out to Oklahoma and teamed up with Johnsonville Sausage Company to help cook and raise money and items for the victims of the F5 Tornado that ripped through Moore County, Oklahoma. He was also chosen as a Celebrity Chef Judge at the Long Island Hospitality Ball in 2013 and was on a panel of 5 judging the competition between the restaurants that attended. Chef Barret is also in the process of organizing an event to take place in August 2013 to raise money for and awareness for Bullying We’re Kickin It organization to help raise awareness against bullying.
Chef Barret will continue to pursue consistent growth, creativity, and culinary development through the positive interaction of culinary leaders. For now, rest assured his strong desire to share his culinary knowledge with others, and to provide personal chef services/classes for the inexperienced cooks/chefs will rapidly establish Chef Barret’s brand and associated added value.
Chef Barret Beyer's Latest Posts
Ingredients 6-8 oz Petite Filet (or Hanger Steak) 4oz Espresso Beans 3oz Cajun Seasoning 1-2 Tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flake 1 ½ Cups Arborio Rice ¼ Cup Tollhouse White Chocolate Chips 2 Quarts Heavy Cream ½ Cup Port Wine ¼ Cup Sweet Cherries (fresh) 2 Tbs Grape Seed Oil 1 Cup Water Risotto Method: In […]
A 24/7 Modern Mom™ exclusive from Celebrity Chef Barret Beyer: Cheeseburger Soup Recipe Ingredients: 1 lb of 80/20 lean ground beef 3 cups Heavy Cream 20 oz Beef Stock 8 oz Shredded Cheddar 8 oz Monterey Jack Shredded Cheese 2 Tomato small dice ( cut seeds out) 1 small Red Onion small dice 1 […]
I am a Chef and not a writer so don’t hold it against me if you see the same word used multiple times along with some run on sentences. This is simply just thoughts I am typing out as they come into my head. It is based on my […]
A customer comes into your establishment as a guest, for an experience. So that’s what you want to give them. I have worked at several places in my time that have been owned by people who have very little experience in restaurant ownership. They think that because they own a place that whatever they have […]
Bored of Your Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Dish? Try it With Chorizo! Celeb Chef Barret Shares His Recipe
Chorizo & Sweet Potato Hash w/ Tomatillo & Honey Crisp Apple Ingredients: 1 lb Chorizo (small dice) 2 Large Sweet Potatoes (small dice) 1 Large Red Pepper (small dice) 1 Honey Crisp Apple (1/8” x 2” strips) 1 tbs Minced Garlic 1 Red Onion or Spanish Onion (small dice) 2 Tomatillo (small dice) 1/3 Cup […]
Let’s give a huge welcome to Chef Barret! He is our first 24/7 Modern Dad™ Contributor here on 24/7 Modern Mom™. We are blessed to have him as a part of our team. Look for his cooking tips, recipes, and advice under our new (and quite appropriate) category – Chef’s Table! Barret Beyer is a […]