Chef Aram Reed specializes in private dining, cooking instruction and catering with an emphasis on fresh, quality ingredients and stunning presentations thoughtfully customized for every event. His passion for good food and good company, and his zest for life are reflected in his work both as a chef and cooking instructor. Chef Aram is known, not only for creating tantalizing and satisfying menus, but an overall experience that is truly memorable.
A graduate of Western Illinois University with a Bachelors degree in Public Communications and Human Relations, Chef Aram spent several years in the financial industry successfully. In 2008, he left the business world to pursue his passion for cooking and graduated top of his class at the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu of Chicago. Chef Aram then furthered his studies by completing his Culinary Arts degree through a series of apprenticeships in Sorrento, Italy where he fell in love with the Italian culture, way of life and the regional cuisines.Upon returning to Chicago, Chef Aram Reed established his personal dining and catering business to share his passion and experiences with others. When he’s not whipping up a fabulous meal for his clients, he can be found exploring Chicago’s great ethnic neighborhoods discovering new inspirations to share with you. Aram can also be seen volunteering his time and cooking skills at various homeless shelters throughout the City.
August 26th, 2016, Chef Aram married the love of his life. Sarah is not only his partner in life, but also, his partner in business. Chef Aram is proud to say he now has a family business!