Damarr Brown Biography – Damarr Brown Wiki
Damarr Brown is the Chef de Cuisine at Virtue restaurant located on the southside of Chicago. He fell in love with cooking at a young age while spending time in the kitchen with his grandmother. He formalized his culinary skills at Le Cordon Bleu college of culinary arts in Chicago and continued to train in some of cities’ finest kitchens including mk, the Capital Grille, and one Michelin-starred restaurant Roister.
After graduating in 2011, Brown joined Chef Erick Williams’ team at mk The Restaurant, where Brown worked through each station, while also assisting Williams at County Barbeque. He left mk in 2017 to be Chef Andrew Brochu’s sous at Roister, and after a two-year stint, he reunited with his mentor, Williams, to open Virtue Restaurant. Virtue Restaurant was named one of America’s Best New Restaurants by Esquire in 2019.
As the chef de cuisine, Brown designs a menu that incorporates the southern flavors that he grew up eating and evokes the culinary traditions passed down by his mother and grandmother. His culinary focus at Virtue draws from familiar flavors he grew up with, pairing them with his learnings and takeaways from past kitchens.
Damarr Brown Top Chef
Chef Damarr Brown will compete in the 19th season of “Top Chef,” the popular Bravo TV cooking competition.
Damarr Brown Age
Damarr Brown’s age is unclear. He was born in Germany and grew up in Chicago, IL.
Damarr Brown Instagram
Damarr Brown’s Instagram handle is @browndamarr.