JOIN US FOR THE 24TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL MAY 18-22, 2022!

Ben Herriman

Executive Chef

The Summer House
Nantucket, MA

Born in 1968 in Chicago Illinois, Ben apprenticed in New York City to the French-trained Master Chef, Dennis McNeil, for four years at the Sofi restaurant, 5th avenue, Manhattan. Benjamin has traveled extensively since his early training and has had the pleasure to work and learn in many interesting places, building an extensive repertoire of classic and creative dishes. Ben has lived and worked in New York, New Orleans, Dublin Ireland, Washington DC, San Pedro Belize and Utila Honduras, to name a few, as well as Nantucket, where he started with Tracy Root, at Cioppino’s, on Broad St. for eight years, then onto The Club Car, previously on Main St., and most recently 29 Fair St., housed in a beautiful historic inn on Fair Street. This year Benjamin has been asked to oversee the back of house operations as the Executive Chef for The Summer House, 29 Fair Street, and the poolside Bistro in Siasconset.