Admir Alibasic

Ben & Jack's Steakhouse

Biography

Born into an Albanian family with a rich heritage of celebrating life through food, Alibasic discovered his passion for cooking.  In fact, his fondest childhood memories involved the discovery of food’s cultural importance, significance of each dish as well as story behind its inception. Growing up, Alibasic spent most of his free time in the... READ MORE

Born into an Albanian family with a rich heritage of celebrating life through food, Alibasic discovered his passion for cooking.  In fact, his fondest childhood memories involved the discovery of food’s cultural importance, significance of each dish as well as story behind its inception. Growing up, Alibasic spent most of his free time in the kitchen observing his mother cook and soaking up as many tips and tricks as he could from the chefs (particularly Chef Morimoto) on the Food Network.

Recognizing his passion for food at an early age, he began his culinary career while working as a member of the kitchen prep staff at Ben & Jack’s Steak House. Having the opportunity to observe the chefs and line cooks firsthand, not only gave Alibasic’s cooking skills an edge, but further galvanized his desire to become a chef. While exploring and excelling in the kitchen, Alibasic went on to pursue a higher education in food science, equipping him with a fresh outlook of how chemical elements group together to create something as complex as oil. This education inspired him to incorporate the science behind food, perfecting the art of dry-aging and adding more unique twists and ingredients to unorthodox dishes. Over time, he worked his way up through different roles in the kitchen, growing his skillset and his confidence with each step until he was named Executive Chef.
Now, Alibasic has laid the foundation for his own cooking style based on simplicity of ingredients and richness of flavors; putting a new spin on the ordinary Moreover, as a family owned and operated business, Alibasic understands the importance of giving back and enjoys donating his time to various charities.

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Favorite Event

Steak and Whiskey hosted by Robert Irvine

Sat, Oct 16

5:00 PM

Walk-Around Tastings, Cocktails and Spirits,