About Me

Chef Bednar (right) with Chef James Parker
William Bednar, CEC
Executive Chef
The Smithsonian National Museum of American History
Washington, DC

  • Certified Executive Chef – American Culinary Federation
  • Former ACE Instructor Fairfax County Public Schools
  • Graduate – Culinary Institute of America (Deans List)
  • Hall of Fame Chef - Operation Frontline (Share Our Strength)
  • Cooking Matters
  • Silver Spoon Award Recipient 
  • Bronze and Silver Medal Winner Chesapeake Seafood Challenge
  • Member American Culinary Federation
  • Worked across the United States in Private Clubs, Resorts and Restaurants
  • Team Member of Food Network Challenge Edible Landscapes
  • Guest Chef on Its Snack time with Isabella