Edmund Konrad is currently Chef de Cuisine at Laurel, a French-inspired New American restaurant in South Philadelphia. Eddie was born and raised in Philadelphia where he attended Mercy Vocational High School and studied culinary arts. After he graduated, Eddie attended Johnson & Wales University in Rhode Island. Eddie has worked in many influential restaurants in New England and across the Mid-Atlantic including Del Posto in New York City and Le Bec Fin in Philadelphia. With training in Italian and French techniques, he is focused on refined, ingredient driven cuisine.