Chef Bernard has been in the restaurant business since he apprenticed in Berlin, Germany at the age of
14. He has worked in Berlin, Frankfort, Zurich and the Rotterdam Line. He was brought to America by the Mid American Club of Chicago. He worked at the Drake and Café de Paris. He opened Bernard's
Country Inn in 1973 with his wife Irene.
Bernard's was named Restaurateur of the Year in 1994!
President of the local WRA Chapter, President of the WRA 98-99, Local ACF Apprentice Chair, Midstate Advisory Council, Wisc. Apprenticeship Advisory Council