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Dave Beran        

Award-Winning Executive Chef at Next Restaurant

Dave Beran is the executive chef at Next, which is co-owned by Grant Achatz. Beran graduated from Lake Forest College in 2003. Chef Dave Beran is an avid marathon runner and has been known to run the Chicago Marathon and show up to work a full day afterwards.

Beran was born in Ashland, Wisconsin. He now lives in Chicago with his girlfriend (blogger Jamie Schneiter) and two French Bulldogs.


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Dave Beran named Food & Wine Best New Chef - Chicago Tribune

... Best New Chefs for 2014, and, as usual, there's a Chicago name among the honorees. Dave Beran, executive chef at Next restaurant, is one of the 10 Best New.

Chicago's Jimmy Bannos Jr., Dave Beran among 2014 James Beard ...

The award for Best Chef in America (Great Lakes Region, which covers Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio), went to executive chef Dave Beran of the uber-tony  ...

Chicago toques abound in Food & Wine's 'best new chef' competition

Found restaurant's chef Nicole Pederson; chef Johnny Anderes of Telegraph; chef Dave Beran of Next; chef Abraham Conlon of Fat Rice; chef Thai Dang of ...

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