Breanna Beike is the chef and owner of Heritage Restaurant|Bar, a modern American eatery found in the heart of Woodinville wine country. Heritage is a local favorite for its warm, welcoming atmosphere and use of local ingredients. Learn about Chef Beike…
Hometown: Portage, Indiana
First job: Dairy Queen
Favorite ways to spend your free time in WA: Camping
Your biggest accomplishment and why: Opening a restaurant at 35; not very many people get the opportunity to do that.
The biggest obstacle you overcame: Making the decision to leave the comfort of my hometown area and move across the country blind.
Someone who inspires you and why: Julia Child because she could give two F’s about anything else.
Advice to someone pursuing a career path in what you do: It’s harder than hell, but don’t give up. It’s worth it.
Favorite quote: “Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.” –Julia Child
Something someone would be surprised to learn about you: I have an addiction to shopping at Nordstrom.
What makes someone fabulous: Naturally being yourself.