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Chef Erik Hopfinger

Executive Culinary Director

Chef Erik Hopfinger is the Executive Culinary Director of Block Party Productions. He is a third-generation chef originally from Westchester County, New York. Erik has been cooking in New York City and the Bay Area for over 20 years during which he has opened over 30 restaurants. Known in most parts as the Pirate Chef, Man in Black, and Conqueror of Unruly Kitchens, Erik and his crew are the backbone of Block Party Productions.