Chef Ed Covino
Chef Ed Covino created Bes’Dam Soup in the Spring of 2005 and has been bringing smiles to family dinner tables ever since!
Ed has over 30 years of experience in fine dining, as well as an A.A. Degree in Culinary Arts from Johnson and Wales University, and a B.S. Degree in Hospitality Management from Florida International University.
This education, as well as many years in the luxury hotel and restaurant field, has given him the skills and knowledge necessary to prepare top-quality, delicious foods for thousands of satisfied food-lovers. His previous employers include the renowned Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, CA; Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, which entailed locations on the island of Hawaii, Atlanta, GA and Cambridge, MA; and Hilton Hotels Corporation.
In addition to creating Bes’Dam Soup and building it to a nationally-recognized brand, Ed enjoys teaching his comfort-food style of cooking and has appeared regularly on TV’s FOX & Friends Show, Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch, and much more!
Although Ed is best-known for creating delectable soups, chowders, chilis and sauces, he has a passion for all aspects of the home culinary experience and teaching folks to create this magic in their own homes!
He is happily married to his lovely wife, Allison. They have a son, Eddie as well as their two dogs, Smokey and Bandit. They have a soft spot for animals and support several animal rescue organizations.
Please visit Ed’s demonstration as he offers some beautiful and easy-to-make dishes for your holiday table this year!