Chef Darryl Harmon
Chef Darryl Harmon is an award-winning celebrity chef and National Brand Ambassador for Certified Angus Beef®. Chef Harmon is the executive chef for The Lure Group in New York City and consulting chef for several restaurants in New York/New Jersey area. Chef Harmon is currently personal chef for Mike Adams Pro Bowl Safety, Carolina Panthers.
Previously, Chef Harmon served as executive chef of the renowned Water Works Restaurant in Philadelphia, where his menu earned “Best New Restaurant.” Chef Harmon has been named ‘Chef of the Year’ by the American Culinary Federation, Professional Chef’s Association of the South Jersey chapter. He also served as board vice president for the chapter.
Chef Harmon has prepared intimate dinners for many celebrities over the years including Former U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden; NYC Mayor Rudy Guiliani; Senator Bob Dole; Former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf; Director Michael Bay; John Legend; Actor Jamie Foxx; R&B legends Boyz II Men, Michael Bivens; and numerous athletes such as DeSean Jackson, Ryan Howard, Michael Vick, Carlos Ruiz, Shane Vittorino, Scott Hartnell, and Donovan McNabb. He has been featured on television programs such as The Chef’s Kitchen, Best of The Best, The 10! Show, FOX 29’s Good Day Philadelphia, CBS Sports The Other Pregame Show, Man vs. Food, CBS New York, NBC Today’s Show, Good Morning America, Food Paradise, Best Thing I Ever Ate, Ginormous Foods, The Chew, FOX Good Day New York, among others.
Chef Harmon is also tapped to be featured in live food and wine productions such as The Food Network’s Food & Wine New York City South Beach and Atlantic City; Philadelphia Taste; Mid Atlantic Wine + Food; Lehigh Valley Food & Wine; MetroCooking Dallas; Specialty Food Associations Sofi Awards Reception in NYC; the National Governors’ Chef’s Convention, Martha Stewart Book Signing, Tea with Darren McGrady Princess Diana’s former Chef.
Chef Harmon has executed events such as President Obama’s Rally with the Roots, Mayor Nutter’s Welcome America Philadelphia, President Barack Obama’s Philadelphia Primary, Chaine des Rotisseurs, James Beard Foundation Culinary Tour, National Football League Players Association, Philadelphia Academies, Disney’s Block Party, Martha Stewart Themed Wedding, in which she attended, numerous corporate and political dinners. He served as the guest celebrity chef for Holland America Cruise Line where he led culinary presentations for select guests.
Chef Harmon was featured as the NFL New York Giants game day Celebrity Chef in Toyota Coaches Club at the Metlife Stadium in Rutherford, NJ where he prepared his juicy signature cheesesteaks for VIP NY Giants Fans and Steve Tisch, Chairman and Executive Vice President of the New York Giants.
Chef Harmon was invited to cook as a featured chef at The Legendary James Beard House featuring a James Hemmings Dinner and on a separate occasion Carnivores of Beef Dinner with Certified Angus Beef.