ABOUT CHAD

This Philly native eats, breathes, sleeps and creates all things food and especially barbecue. A self taught chef who has been in the kitchen since age five, Chad found his calling in the world of barbecue, having won a series of competitions and events over the last 15 years. He is also a successful restaurateur, having opened a handful of BBQ, Comfort Food and Vietnamese restaurants in the Philadelphia area, including fan favorites The Lucky Well and Bánh Street.

Most recently Chad was cast on Season 9 of Food Network Star and returned as a fan Favorite in Season 10. He was a finalist on Chopped Grill Masters Napa and is currently launching a full culinary product line on Home Shopping Network, set to premiere in the spring of 2017. Chad is constantly on the hunt for new flavors and inspirations and loves to combine Asian cuisine with American BBQ. He is at his core an experimental chef who cooks by his experiences, his soul and his taste buds...

THE RESTAURANTS

THE LUCKY WELL
The Lucky Well has been dishing out some of the best barbecue north of the Mason-Dixon since opening in downtown Ambler in 2013. In addition to Memphis-style ribs, brisket, smoked wings and full compliment of comfort food, The Lucky Well also features a full service whiskey bar, a large selection of craft-brewed beers, and a live blues music lounge.

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BÁNH STREET
We’ve traveled the country and the world to perfect the American Bánh Mi (Vietnamese hoagie.) We incorporate the best fish sauce straight from Saigon, all-natural chickens and eggs from our backyard in Lancaster County, and the best baguette we could find baked in South Philly. Our produce is delivered fresh daily and all meats and tofu are marinated and charbroiled or seared using very little oil. This combination offers you the freshest, most mouth-watering Bánh Mi sandwich.

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BÁNH STREET FRIED CHICKEN
We've cloned everything that's great about the Original Bánh Street and added double-fried seasoned chicken to the menu. Typically a Korean dish, our chef uses the double fried method, then fuses in some traditional Vietnamese flavors.... Bánh Street Fried Chicken.

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Dry-Rubbed
Babyback Ribs

You are a few hours away from sinking your teeth into the most well-seasoned, fall-off-the-bone baby back ribs that you have ever tasted! And guess what? You cooked them yourself!

The Lucky Well dry rubbed baby back ribs have been seasoned for at least 48 hours using Chef Chad's unique blend of 15 spices which he created and has been using for over 15 years. Your ribs arrive frozen and can be thawed in the refrigerator, under cold running water or placed in your freezer for up to 12 months. All you need to do is throw them in the oven for two hours, serve, and claim as your own!

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Lucky Well Angus Beef
Brisket Burgers

Sink your teeth into these tasty burgers made with real Angus brisket trim. Sourced with the best meat that is born, raised and harvested in USA, each flash-frozen burger is crafted with special technology for a handmade look and taste. And because they're individually vacuum-sealed for freshness, you can take out one or two for dinner, or use them all for a weekend barbecue. Aren't you lucky?

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Lucky Well Angus Beef Sirloin Steaks

Sink your teeth into these delectable Angus beef sirloin steaks. Sourced with the best meat that is born, raised and harvested in the USA, each flash-frozen steak is perfectly trimmed and edible from end to end. And because they're individually vacuum-sealed for freshness, you can take out one or two for dinner, or use them all for a weekend barbecue. Aren't you lucky?

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Lucky Well Angus Beef
Steak Burgers

Sink your teeth into these tasty burgers made with real Angus steak trim. Sourced with the best meat that is born, raised and harvested in USA, each flash-frozen burger is crafted with special technology for a handmade look and taste. And because they're individually vacuum-sealed for freshness, you can take out one or two for dinner, or use them all for a weekend barbecue. Aren't you lucky?

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Lucky Well HSN
Brand Hat

Chef Chad and Nogginwear have designed this custom, super cool structures flat bill hat for all those who know and love him and his creations. Built with top quality cotton twill, this super durable hat keeps its structure all while keeping your noggin cool while manning the BBQ. The hat features Chef Chad's logo on the front and “Well created. Lucky You.” arched on the back in high quality stitching. This snapback is designed to last in the kitchen or out by the pit with its premium sweatband and pro re-enforced stitching.

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CONNECT WITH CHAD

Chad is available for catering, personal chef experiences, tv opportunities, and other appearances and always happy to hear from you.