Private Chef & Fine Food Events

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About Chef David Stockhausen   ̌


Chef David Stockhausen doesn't just cook, he creates food events.


Chef David Stockhausen fuses his many passions to create food events.  His twenty three years of culinary and restaurant industry experience bond with a passionate history of living and teaching on organic farms around the world.  This background influences menus driven by the seasons with a dedication to humane, fair and regional foods. Chef David aims to create not just meals, but food events that satisfy each client's unique design.  

Yam & Bean brings a personal touch and a dedication to client relationships to bring out the best in every event or meal.  With over a decade in the SF Bay Area, David has built trusted connections with gardeners, farmers, ranchers, and vendors to provide only the best each season has to offer.


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Some selected accolades


Executive Chef & Designer 2015 Disposable Film Festival VIP dinner.  SF, CA

Executive Chef & Designer 2014 Disposable Film Festival VIP dinner + Opening Night Gala . SF, CA

Chef Educator & Culinary Arts Program Designer for Pie Ranch, Pescadero, CA 

Chef De Cuisine & Event Menu Designer 2015 & 2016 Google/BA & Pie Ranch Feast in the Field Fundraiser