Chef Ed Harris is originally from the Caribbean island of St. Lucia. A chef you need to see showing his talent with his healthy, Asian exotic dishes.  The founder of "Chief Life Consulting" shares the inspiration and latest business ventures. 


After winning Season 4 of Chopped, many doors for Chef Ed, including a chance to compete on “Iron Chef International.”  

He was exposed to various culinary experiences prior to his family moving to Brooklyn NY. After graduating high school he studied culinary arts at the Art Institute of New York City. When his career landed him at Buddakan restaurant in NYC he developed a passion for Asian cuisine. 

During his 5 years there he trained with a master dim sum chef and perfected the art of cooking dumpling as well as making Asian sauces and fried rice. He was a junior sous-chef at Buddakan in 2010 when he was invited to compete on the Food Network’s hit cooking show, “Chopped.”

Chef Ed Harris moved to Atlanta in 2012 and started his own consulting firm “Chef Life Consulting.” Through his company he does private in home dinners and restaurant consulting to train staff and update menus. 

Chef Ed also has a monthly pop up dinner under the name “Oriyaky” which is a spin on his wife’s name and an ode to his love for Asian cuisine. These dinners appeal to those who would like to have personal interaction with a chef, creative menus and interesting dining companions.