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Robert "Bj" BeislerChefAatma

Chef Bj Beisler is a culinary virtuoso on an epicurean odyssey, propelled by an insatiable love for the culinary arts. Hailing from the idyllic town of Hartford, Vermont, Bj's gastronomic passion ignited in his early years, leading him straight from high school to a culinary adventure at the prestigious New England Culinary Institute.

His formative years at the distinguished Hanover Inn witnessed Bj's ascent from intern to sous chef, mastering the nuances of meat fabrication and orchestrating the kitchen during intense service hours. It was here that he discovered his true culinary love in the exquisite art of pasta production. Relocating to Southern New Hampshire, Bj immersed himself in a kaleidoscope of culinary experiences, from curating lavish events in hotels to hosting intimate private dinners. He brought fine dining to rustic farms with open-air pop-ups and earned the esteemed opportunity to showcase his culinary prowess at the illustrious James Beard House.

A culinary nomad at heart, Bj crisscrossed the United States, collaborating with brilliant chefs, absorbing knowledge, and transforming into a seasoned storyteller. Weaving the rich tapestry of his experiences into every dish, Chef Bj Beisler is not merely a creator of exceptional cuisine but forages connections with people and leaving an indelible mark on the ever-evolving world of gastronomy. With an unwavering commitment to excellence and a passion for innovation, Chef Bj Beisler continues to push the boundaries of culinary artistry, crafting not just dishes, but a culinary saga that resonates with the evolving tastes of the world.