Chef Ben Fidelak

Executive Chef/Owner
The Levee

Chef Ben Fidelak’s passion for cooking began at an early age while working as a line cook in his father’s restaurant. His skills were honed years later when he retired from a very successful career in New York as an equities trader on the NASDAQ and opened Maison Louisiane Catering in the fall of 2001. Chef Fidelak’s culinary focus is to create signature dishes using inspiration from various cultures while infusing a Southern flair, true to the historic roots of Louisiana cuisine. Chef Fidelak is the owner and Executive Chef at The Levee Restaurant & Bar in the newly remodeled Holiday Inn located in downtown Alexandria and is the owner & Executive Chef of Maison Louisiana Catering & Events which specializes in upscale weddings and events and serves over 1,000 guests each week throughout the state. Chef Fidelak was chosen by the Governor to represent Louisiana at the 2008 Epcot World Food & Wine Experience. Chef Fidelak resides in both Natchitoches and Alexandria with his wife and business partner Keri, daughter Lauren and son Graeme.

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Louisiana Seafood Promotion &
Marketing Board
1051 North Third Street, 3rd Floor
Baton Rouge, La. 70802
Call: 225.342.0552