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Edward McDevitt

Biography

Edward McDevitt is the Executive chef at Rosa Mexicano Lincoln Center. Ed started his career flipping burgers at Six Flags where he earned tuition money to attend the culinary arts program at Johnson and Wales University. He worked his way through the ranks at the Ritz Carlton eventually becoming a sous chef. Ed took a two year break from the kitchen where he worked in the front of house starting as a busser and working his way up to General Manager. Overtime, Ed missed working in the kitchen as that was his true passion, so... READ MORE

Edward McDevitt is the Executive chef at Rosa Mexicano Lincoln Center. Ed started his career flipping burgers at Six Flags where he earned tuition money to attend the culinary arts program at Johnson and Wales University. He worked his way through the ranks at the Ritz Carlton eventually becoming a sous chef. Ed took a two year break from the kitchen where he worked in the front of house starting as a busser and working his way up to General Manager. Overtime, Ed missed working in the kitchen as that was his true passion, so he dusted off his knives and began working at Rosa Mexicano where he returned to the heart of house for the last 6 years.

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What is your favorite NYC restaurant? And what is your go-to dish? 282 Burger on Atlantic Ave in Downtown Brooklyn. Go to Meal is their Signature 282 Burger. What is your ultimate meal? Anything someone else makes for me, some nice wine and probably a karaoke machine will be involved. I am usually the one who does the cooking so it’s nice when someone takes the time to cook for me. What three things are always in your pantry? Hot sauce (Valentine preferred), gochujang (Korean chili paste), and fresh lemons If you weren't a chef, what would you be? Unemployed If you could cook with anyone, who would that be? My grandma. She is the only person I will happily clean up after. What’s your favorite NYCWFF memory? This is my first time participating in the NYCWFF event, I am looking forward to creating great memories.