Charles “Chip” Roman has been cooking since he was three years old. His love of culinary arts grew with age, and he attended Drexel University’s Culinary Arts program while also earning a business degree. While in school, Chef Roman studied with some of Philadelphia’s most respected and best-known chefs, including Marc Vetri, Georges Perrier and Daniel Stern.
Le Bec Fin, where Chip worked for a total of five years, offered him a scholarship to study at Drexel University. Upon graduation, Chip continued to work as a chef at Le Bec Fin, working his way up to sous chef and saucier.