Interview with Chef Will on Feb. 17, 2017

Is there a chef you admire the most?

I worked with several talented chefs early in my career who provided training and influenced my style, including Justin Watson and Earl Morse

Celebrity Chefs I admire are Thomas Keller and Eric Ripert

What professional accomplishment are you most proud of?

I am most proud of being offered the role of Chef de Cuisine at the Bray Dining Room (Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, VA)

Preferred style of cooking?

Classic French style and also Southern cuisine

Favorite food to cook?

Fried chicken or a savory pork belly dish

Least favorite food to prepare?

American chili, it’s not my favorite

What dish would you like to highlight on the Berkeley Dining Room menu?

Cherry Pepsi Braised Short Ribs

What dish would you like to highlight on the Berkeley Catering menu?

Savory Chicken Liver Mousse Parfait (Part of our ‘Diamond Package’ Hors d’Oeuvres selections)

*Chef Will is always happy to conduct tastings with clients, and create custom menus! Come to the Berkeley and experience our spectacular service for yourself.