There’s a new culinary experience happening here in Peoria on University Street near Pioneer Park. It’s equal parts restaurant, cooking school, party room, therapy center and a brand new way to socialize and meet people while sharing in some delicious meals. The hostess and chef for this new dining and socializing phenomenon is Becca Hearn and she bills herself and her place of business as The Untamed Chef. She’s this week’s random Peorian and you can read more about her below.
People Of Peoria: Person Number 21—Becca - The Untamed Chef
Becca is the co-owner of The Untamed Chef along with her husband and sous chef, Bryce. Becca went to the Chicago Culinary Arts School and in addition to that education, she has also learned valuable cooking skills from her travels to Asia and the Middle East. The Untamed Chef is open to the public every day for lunch and each day has a different entree with side dishes and you can view the lunch calendar here.
You can also attend cooking classes, schedule dinner parties where you can dine in and join in on the cooking and every Thursday there’s the Fake Family Dinner where you can dine with friends and meet other people in a communal dinner. There's going to be a special MBIP Fake Family dinner featured here next month, so stay tuned for that! You need to call for reservations to this unique dining experience and the number is: 309-231-0906. You can learn more about the different dining options at The Untamed Chef by clicking here. And you can learn more about Becca by scrolling down and reading her Peoria Favorite Five List below!
The Peoria Favorite Five List
Who’s your favorite chef? That would have to be Gordon Ramsay. I love the way he thinks out of the lunch box!
What’s one of your favorite Peoria restaurants? Bryce and I just ate a delicious dinner at Jimador in Campustown and it was fantastic!
Who’s your favorite Peoria person? I don’t even have to think about this one, it’s Joey Rowland! He’s my brother and one of the most generous and unselfish people on this planet! Just a great person!
What’s your favorite curse word? I have my own personal curse word that I made up myself and the word is, poonsnatch. I use it for all occasions and it’s a catch-all curse word that’s all my own!
Who would you like to give a shout out to? Rowland Heating and Cooling. It’s my brother Joey’s business!
The Official People Of Peoria Shout-Out: Here’s to you Rowland Heating and Cooling, someone out there loves you!
The People Of Peoria Curse Word Count List
The bi-weekly tally of curse words revealed in this series.
Seven shits, three fucks, two shitballs, one stinkin’, one dang-a-lang, one good lousy, one fuck-all, one dadgummit, one crap, one son of a bitch, one godammit and one poonsnatch.