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Devon Boisen

San Francisco, CA, United States

Executive Chef at Compass Group


Devon Boisen, an award winning San Francisco Bay Area based chef, and the President / CEO of Berkeley’s Kitchen, has been working in the restaurant industry for the past 23 years. His in the trenches culinary training has served him well and taken him from a humble start in the mid-west to such cities as Seattle, Portland and Honolulu. Boisen, a long time chef for the McCormick and Schmick’s family of restaurants, has become renowned for his work as a seafood chef and as the creator of the “One Fermented Evening” dining series, a creative showcase of his culinary talent and showmanship. “Executive Chef Devon Boisen has been netting a reputation as the East Bay's go-to guy for that rare treat: the themed meal narrated, course by course, with ready-for-prime-time riffs about ingredients, cooking techniques, and the wild adventure that eating can be.” said East Bay Express Columnist Anneli Rufus. He has worked in the community giving back by teaching children and volunteering for many community events such as The Gilroy Garlic Festival (Guest Celebrity Chef and Judge), Sprouts Cooking Club for kids and Berkeley’s Kitchen. He has been featured in many Bay Area television shows and newspapers articles as well as Taste TV’s publication Sexy Dishes a guide to who’s hot in the kitchen. Boisen moved on from Spenger’s Fresh Fish Grotto, the historic Berkeley fish house to The Terrace Room in the Historic Lake Merritt Hotel. The two year journey netted many accolades including “Best Reoccurring Foodie Event” From East Bay Express. The Award was created specifically to praise the East Bay’s most unique pairing dinner. This has also started the process of various restaurant related options and the production of a “One Fermented Evening” show. The show, like the dinner series will highlight Boisen’s talent for paring innovative food with fermentations and his passion for teaching people how to cook. www.onefermentedevening.com www.berkeleyskitchen.com


San Francisco, CA, United States