Restaurants and chefs across the region are mourning the loss of Paoli resident Patrick Feury, the 57-year-old culinary mastermind at Nectar in Berwyn, writes Ed Williams for Main Line Today.
The executive chef, who died suddenly from a fall on Feb. 12, was recently remembered at a memorial service at St. Norbert Catholic Church in Paoli.
“In my 25-plus years of representing chefs and restaurateurs, nobody I’ve ever worked with compared to Patrick Feury,” said Peter Breslow, a public relations fixture along the Main Line. “He was always so full of life, passion, and happiness. He was one-of-a-kind — and a soul I’ll always think of while eating dumplings, hunting, fishing, or learning about new foods.”
Feury championed local farmers and purveyors, primarily those in Chester County.
“Patrick was a longtime friend and supporter of our family farm,” said Sue Miller of Birchrun Hills Farm.
Nectar, which is often praised as the Main Line’s answer to Center City’s Buddakan, is defined by its delicious Asian-inspired cuisine and lavish interior. The eatery has vowed to carry on Feury’s legacy “under the leadership of chef/partner Kenny Huang.”
Read more about Patrick Feury in Main Line Today.