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Kevin DesChenes

Executive Chef, Author, Culinary Director Newport Mansions

Executive Chef To The Stars & Author of "Beyond My Chef Coat"
Kevin Des Chenes has 25+ years of experience in hospitality.

Chef Kev D has become one of the most sought after chefs & event producers in the industry.
His most notable experience includes acting as Chef Expert for Gordon Ramsey and appearing as a featured chef on Food Network's Chef Wanted, Great Food Truck Race (finalist), and Beat Bobby Flay. He has also appeared on NBC's Today Show, the Nationally Syndicated Better Show, CT Style, Pickler & Ben, Fox Morning Show & The Rhode Show among others.
Chef Kev D was named "Top Chef" by Las Vegas Food & Wine, he was the winner of "Top Celebrity Chef Showdown", & he is a multiple episode winner on
Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race!
Chef Kev D is an advocate for such charities as Boston Children's Hospital & The Light Foundation. His creativity in the kitchen & onscreen have not gone unnoticed. He’s served as Executive Chef at New England landmarks such as156 Bistro, Centro Martini, & Washington Square Tavern, and he has since launched a successful event production, consultant & private chef company working with heavyweights & VIP's in the professional sports, music & movie industries including; Garth Brooks, John Legend, Tommy Lee Jones, Tyler Florence,
Giuliana Rancic, Kathie Lee & Hoda, Isiah Thomas, Gavin DeGraw, Jim Courier, Little Big Town, Various New England Patriots, Red Sox players and coaches. You never know what he'll do next, so keep your eyes peeled for this seasoned chef, and if you find him in a city near you Chef Kev D will take your taste buds on an epic journey!

Corporate clients include: JP Morgan, Bugatti, Caeserstone, Monogram, Newport Polo & More
Chef Kev D is The Culinary Director For Newport Mansions