Harri Portfolio Superstar: Chef Lisa Fernandes of Sweet Chili

For the first installment of our Harri Portfolio Superstars series, #TeamHarri casts the spotlight on Chef Lisa Fernandes, former Top Chef finalist and current owner, operator and executive chef of Sweet Chili.


With over 20 years of culinary experience, Lisa has been perfecting her craft in the kitchen since she was nine years old.  She is passionate about creating new flavors that will excite and engage the NYC food community.  She has worked for several well known New York City restaurants including Asia de Cuba, Rain, Public, Mai House and Dos Caminos.


Being a finalist on Top Chef season 4: Chicago plus her experience as an executive chef in NYC has helped Chef Lisa carve out a name for herself in the culinary world.  She thanks her mother for first introducing her to cooking.  Lisa inherited the skill of picking out every ingredient in any sauce or dressing from her.


Showcasing talents and experience like Chef Fernandes' are difficult to do on a standard resume. Athough she isn't a job seeker, her professional portfolio on Harri allows family, friends and colleagues to easily view her food creations, work history and personality. The images of her dishes are mouthwatering.

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As the owner and executive chef of Sweet Chili, a "true chef driven food truck," Lisa serves up innovative Thaietnamese food all over NYC.  Serving dishes that have a little bit of everything: sweet, sour, spicy, or even salty with some crunch.

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#TeamHarri highly recommends you give it a try if you haven't already. Sweet Chili isn't hiring at the moment, but you can learn more about this fantastic food truck.  If you're interested in other and similar job opportunities available on Harri, you can view them here.

Remember, there isn't an easier or better way to showcase your personality, abilities and professionalism than with a Harri portfolio.  Not a member? Become one today.