Ed Porter, a Chef hailing from Texas, competed on Netflix’s Pressure Cooker along with 10 other chefs. His artistry, however, goes beyond the kitchen, and he is a proud dad which is worth knowing.
Learn all about him in this article below.
Ed Porter On Netflix’s Pressure Cooker
On the food competition show Pressure Cooker on Netflix, Ed Porter was one of the 11 chefs competing. On January 6, 2022, the show made its debut, featuring 11 brilliant chefs producing their greatest dishes and assessing one another. The program has been compared to a cross between Top Chef and Big Brother. The show’s first season featured a variety of outstanding chefs who mesmerized viewers with their prowess and strategies while sharing a residence.
According to reports, the show was recorded in Los Angeles, California. Robbie Jester won the contest and took home the $100,000 cash prize. Christan Willis, Brian Nadeau, Caroline Gutierrez, Lana Lagomarsini, Jeana Pecha, Michael Eckles, Renee Blackman, Lin Bin, and Sergei Simonov were the other cast members to join him.
On 11 January 2022, Ed posted on his IG, “SAY WORD!!!! On behalf of all my cast mates, Netflix, the entire production team from A/V to Culinary to the story producers, wranglers, drivers and anyone who had ANYTHING to do with the making of this show THANK YOU!!!.”
Ed Porter Career
Ed Porter is a culinary industrialist. His culinary journey started in 1998 when he started working at Aquavit as a lead line cook. After two years, he started working at Radisson as Kitchen Supervisor in Minneapolis for nearly two years. In 2001, Ed founded Divine Foods International and worked till March 2004.
Ed also served as a Kitchen Supervisor at Marriott International from March 2003 to January 2005. He was a certified Master Taster at Chef’s Best. Other jobs of Ed included working at Willie Mays Skybox Lounge as Executive Chef (2004-2006). He also worked in that same role at California Maritime Academy, 300 San Jose /AMF, and Bowlmor AMF.
From September 2016 to November 2017, Ed worked at SPiN: A Ping Pong Social Club as Director of Food and Beverage. In May 2018, Ed worked at Brookdale as Director Of Dining Services.
As of 2023, Ed is working at Start Today Hennepin as Director of Administration and business owner at Guy’s Grocery Games on the Food Network.
Ed was also a musician who released a song titled Pressure Cooker. Porter and co-producer CharlesInCharge establish a slow, funk, and organic bass, drums, and guitar vibe on the song. The Chef does a polished freestyle while speaking on the mic, recalling his experiences on the program and giving shoutouts to each of his fellow competitors.
Talking about his education, Ed completed his
Does Ed Porter Have A Wife?
Yes, Ed Porter had a wife who is only known to us as S. Porter. Besides that, there isn’t much about his wife.
Ed Porter allegedly has four daughters; Taty, Camryn, and November. On 22 March 2018, he posted on his IG, “Today is indeed a special day, the day my oldest and youngest daughters were born. Being a father has been the single most rewarding thing I have ever done and although I don’t always get it right I love my children with every fiber of my existence!!! Happy Birthday to my 2 Princess’s Taty & Novi #princesstaty #novithegreat.”
Ed’s oldest daughter turned 21 years old in March 2022. Whereas, his youngest turned 7 years old in the same month. Camryn, the chef’s middle child, celebrated her 15th birthday in November 2022. And there is Kaiya Porter who turned 18 years old in July 2022.
In addition to four daughters, Ed also has a son named Dallas Williams. Dallas is a graduate of Washburn High School and turned 24 years old in November 2022. Ed had his son with his ex Rae Burkhalter. Though they aren’t together anymore, Ed and Rae are still friends.
Ed is a proud father of five children and he expresses his love for his children via social media post. Like in December 2016, he posted about how proud he was of his son while writing, “Shouting out to my Blue & Grey All American!!!! @dallas_williams24 SUPER proud of you son, life’s obstacles are just temporary roadblocks set up for you still smash through!!! Let’s get it!!!!.”
Ed Porter Age
Ed Porter was reportedly born in 1976. He is 46 years old.
Ed Porter Family
Not much is known about Ed Porter’s family members. But, he has shared a few pictures of some of them on his IG. In October 2017, Ed shared a pic of his grandfather who passed away. He paid his tribute writing, “Life is truly a precious thing, embrace the ones you love while you can. Get the lessons you can from your elders while you can, tomorrow is not promised!”
Ed also shared in 2015 that his “big mommy” inspired him to cook.
When Is Ed Porter Birthday?
Ed Porter’s birthday is not available at this moment.
Where Is Ed Porter From?
Ed Porter is currently based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Is Ed Porter On Instagram?
Ed Porter is on Instagram (@chefedporter), YouTube (@MrBoogie76), and Twitter (@mysterporter).