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Beverly Kim

Beverly Kim

Chef/Owner, Parachute and Wherewithall


Beverly Kim is a chef, entrepreneur, mother, teacher, volunteer, and one half of the wife-and-husband team behind two of Chicago’s most acclaimed restaurants. She is the co-owner and chef of Parachute, the Korean American restaurant awarded a one-star rating from the Michelin Guide, as well as her newest restaurant, Wherewithall. Her cooking has been praised by the likes of the Chicago Tribune, Eater, and Bon Appetit.

Kim and husband Johnny Clark shared the 2019 James Beard Award for Best Chef: Great Lakes. They live in Chicago with their three sons.