Paul Farmer

Years of Participation

Paul Farmer is the Executive Chef at Butcher and Bee in Charleston.

As a native Californian, Paul is excited to bring his classical training and fine dining background into an environment where he can work directly with local farmers and purveyors to source ingredients and create menus that showcase the best the Lowcountry has to offer.

Prior to moving to Charleston, Paul was most recently the sous chef at Petit Trois in Los Angeles, Chef Ludo Lefebvre’s unique 21-seat French bistro in the heart of Hollywood. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Paul began his culinary career at Chez TJ, the Michelin-starred restaurant in Mountain View, Calif. He has helped open and run award-winning restaurants in both LA and San Francisco and has a passion for not only creating warm and authentic guest experiences through his food, but helping develop and grow the next generation of chefs.

When he is not in the kitchen, Paul enjoys exploring his new home and can frequently be found hiking with his Aussie, Pickles or supporting other local restaurants with his wife.