• Private Chef Henry New York incl CT and NJ
  • Asian
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Mediterranean
  • Mexican
  • Modern American
  • Spanish

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About Me

BY-Chef Rivera
By Chef Rivera cuisine is a private Chef and Wedding Catering business that takes pleasure in bringing people together through fine food. With decades of experience in the Big Apple’s culinary industry, owner and talented chef Henry Rivera fell in love with cooking at an early age. Originally from Ecuador, he moved to New York in 1993 to embark on a career in the restaurants of New York , Dubai, Florida, Ecuador , and beyond. Now focused, ready to give NY a taste of my dishes, I can’t wait to give your once-in-a-lifetime event an unforgettable dining experience.
Current Job! Culinary Director at Al Pastor NY / The Firemen Hospitality Group. NYC / DC
Experience! Italian / American / Japanese intercontinental Cuisine.
Food and wine paring with all my menus. No extra charge.

Recent Menus

Reviews - click review to see menu (4)

  • Chef Henry’s food was amazing! We requested a French menu and he made such a delicious and elegant meal. His wine pairings were also spot on. He was quite pleasant and fun and comfortable in our open kitchen. He was very easy to communicate with and overall we had a splendid evening!

    • Worked on February 14, 2023
    • Worked on December 25, 2021
  • Chef Henry was a joy to have in our home! He was personable and accommodating to our needs. The food was absolutely delicious and gorgeously presented! We are looking forward to another event with Chef Henry!

    • Worked on November 20, 2021
  • Chef Rivera and his staff were all very professional and the meal was perfect! We asked for a vegetarian meal with a number of food restrictions and Chef Rivera was able to cater to all of our needs.

    • Worked on December 26, 2021