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Chef Eric Bertrand

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Chef, Eric Bertrand

Dining Venues: Assistant Director Dining Retail Services

Meet Chef Eric

  • What brought you to the UO?
  • A commitment to cultural diversity, sustainability, and real excellence.
  • What is your favorite dish to prepare?
  • I love to prepare ratatouille—a Mediterranean vegetable stew.
  • What influences the recipes you cook?
  • The marriage of southwestern French cuisine and Northwest ingredients.
  • What is unique about the Fresh Marketcafé experience?
  • The uniqueness at Fresh is truly the abundance of choices, the freshness of the dishes, and the real openness of the space.
  • What did you eat in dining today?
  • A Parisian breakfast—delicious warm croissant, housemade quince jelly, orange juice, and the perfect espresso.
  • The universe is ending, and you have 45 minutes to cook one last meal. What would it be, and why?
  • Magret de Canard—duck breast—served with sauté cèpe. I have so many childhood memories with this dish.