Ed Porter, a multifaceted force in the world of entertainment and luxury dining, is a seasoned chef, musician, media personality, and entrepreneur. With a background that spans elite menu creations, concierge hospitality, and unforgettable dining experiences, Mr. Porter boasts a proven track record as an individual who brings creativity to the kitchen as well as other realms and simply sees himself as a creative storyteller.

Born in Mount Vernon, New York, and raised in The Bronx, Ed is a creative expressionist whose culinary journey began prior to attending The Culinary Institute of America. He discovered the structural commonalities between food creation and his first passion, music. This revelation, coupled with extensive National and International travel, has sharpened and diversified both his cultural and culinary knowledge, resulting in a remarkable inventory for creative expression.

Ed has worked in some of the most influential restaurants, including Aquavit, Cafe Beulah, and Sweet Ophelia’s. Ed has also appeared on Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games and Netflix’s top 10 hit show Pressure Cooker.

Mr. Porter believes that Breaking bread is a vital ingredient in the recipe of life. It adds flavor to our everyday experiences, bringing people together, nurturing relationships, and satisfying our bodies and souls. Just as in a well-crafted dish, the right combination of ingredients can elevate a meal, the choices we make about what we eat can significantly impact our overall well-being and happiness; his charge is to simply do his part one story at a time.

An immersive night of music, food, and storytelling from the pioneering mind of celebrity chef and hip hop artist, Ed Porter.

Food Networks Guy’s Grocery Games

NETFLIX Show Pressure Cooker