Tommy Begnaud

Years of Participation

Tommy Begnaud is the Executive Chef of the Award-Winning Restaurant, Butcher and the Boar. Begnaud developed his signature Cajun and Southern influenced from his family roots in Louisiana. After graduating culinary school in 2005, Begnaud honed his skills and went on to lead Minneapolis standout restaurants Coup d’etat and Café Maude before taking the reins at Butcher and the Boar. Tommy has been an active in countless food events over the years including participating in Charleston Wine and Food, The James Beard Foundation “Taste America” series, Cochon 555 Tour, and Gibbes on the Street in 2019. He has appeared on both local and national television including The Food Network and Travel Channel.
Tommy brings a well refined yet simple approach to his cuisine that keeps guests intrigued and coming back for more. The affable Begnaud is sure to have a smile on his face while leading his team and entertaining diners.