Photography Stephan Berrouet-Durand Chef Ambassador. Cook & Chef Institute
In my line of work, to attain and provide the best quality products to my clients, It is important that I work with Quality products and equipment. My choice of quality equipments is always Bergner equipments, because with Bergner I´m always the star in the kitchen.

Stephan Berrouet-Durand

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Undeniable Passion

When you get to taste a meal from Chef Stephan Berrouet Durand or you get to see him at work or again just listening to him talk about food, you can feel and taste his passion, and he shares it with everyone he meets. He always says, cooking is like making love, you have to share every ounce of yourself. Chef Stephan combines...

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Undeniable Passion

When you get to taste a meal from Chef Stephan Berrouet Durand or you get to see him at work or again just listening to him talk about food, you can feel and taste his passion, and he shares it with everyone he meets. He always says, cooking is like making love, you have to share every ounce of yourself. Chef Stephan combines the flavors of his home country Haiti with other Latin and Caribbean flavors to create extraordinary food. He also draws inspiration from the flavors and recipes of Louisiana’s Creole cuisine and American Soul Food.

Born and raised in Haiti, Stephan Berrouet Durand is an award winning and highly acclaimed Chef and Culinary Ambassador traveling the world promoting Haiti’s gastronomy. He has become the face of the culinary movement in Haiti as the initiator and Chef host of “Gout et Saveurs Lakay” Haiti Food & Spirits Festival and was featured in the first video of Haiti’s national tourism campaign “ Let me take you to discover Haiti”. 

Using his passion for Haiti, Chef Stephan has made a name for himself being invited to represent Haiti in a number of events with the Ministry of Tourism, Haitian Embassy in Venezuela, in Washington, D.C. & the Haitian Consulate in Atlanta. Through a special invitation to Washington, DC by Haiti’s Ambassador Paul Altidor, Chef Stephan cooked at the Embassy for a special Flag day celebration event and the World Bank. Two of his dishes were featured at Celebrity Chef Jose Andres restaurant Jaleo as part of this celebration.

A Featured Chef at Montreal en Lumière Food Festival and a number of other events such as Bolto Touristico del Caribe in Santo Domingo where he brought home two medals including the silver medal for his signature dish the “Paella Creole” with the indigenous “Djondjon” Mushroom from Haiti. He also presented Haiti’s flavors in Hello Santo Domingo, A Taste of Haiti in Ireland by Haven Foundation and Flavors & Colors of Haiti in Atlanta just to name a few.

As an Executive Chef, Private Chef, Caterer and Culinary Consultant, he has cooked for some notable personalities like Florida Governor Jeb Bush, United States Air Force Chief of Staff & Secretary General, Haiti’s President, Prime Minister and Doctor Oz. Chef Stephan has collaborated in a number of projects in NY, Miami and Haiti providing planning & logistics, training, and menu creation based on the needs of the project. He assisted with the openings and management of the Chronicle in Orange, NJ, provided Food safety training for Sodexho’s hospital division and for the United States Air Force food service division. He is the owner of Culinary by Design, a Personal Chef, Caterer and Culinary Consulting services. Previously he owned 2 cafes and opened Durand Food Services, which provided catering services to Army bases all over the USA.

 
- Since 1998: Executive Chef/Owner of Culinary by Design Catering 
- Since 2011: Chef Stephan Culinary Ambassador and Culinary Representative for Haiti
- Since 2011: Owner of Culinary Events & Founder of Gout et Saveurs Lakay-Haiti Food & Spirits Festival
- Since 2012: President/Chairman of the Haitian Culinary Alliance
- Since 2013: Official Executive Chef for the Embassy of Haiti in Washington DC
 

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Recipes by Stephan Berrouet-Durand
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STEPHAN BERROUET-DURAND

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I get inspired from the food I grew up with in Haiti. Such an amazing array of flavors and ingredients.

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