Billy Parisi

Hello, I’m Billy Parisi, but to some I’m known as “Chef Billy Parisi.” I do a little bit of this and a little bit of that, but for the most part I’m a Food & Content Creator, Sometimes TV Host, Digital and Social Strategist, Influencer, Picture Taker, Coffee Drinker, Daddy, Husband, College Sports Enthusiast, Fashionisto, Film & Music Lover!

I’ve been in the kitchen since I started washing dishes in a restaurant at the age of 13, and during that time I knew immediately that I wanted to be a chef. I graduated from Arizona’s Scottsdale Culinary Institute and the University of Missouri, and have logged several years as line cook, sous chef, and executive in some of the Midwest’s finest restaurants. I currently live in the city of Chicago with my wife, Lindsay, and daughter, Olivia, and work with several brands and consult with a few advertising agencies. I’m incredibly spontaneous and outgoing, and run 2 small businesses: BPMVC, and my latest venture, 5 Loaves 2 Fish!


Appetizers & Snacks

2 Easy Last-Minute Appetizers You Can Make with Puff Pastry

A delicious Fig Brie en Croute and Spinach Artichoke Tart.

Gingerbread Scones Are Going to Be Your New Christmas Go-To

Is there a more festive Christmas morning pastry?
Appetizers & Snacks

How to Make Perfect, Simple, Crispy Latkes

Serve with sour cream or applesauce.

How to Make Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce

You'll never want to go back to store bought.