Beau Owens joined the bustling kitchen of The Lazy Goat as Executive Chef in 2019, bringing his extensive knowledge and flavor profiles to the restaurant’s unique Mediterranean menu.
A South Carolina native, Beau was raised in Columbia where he first got his introduction to the restaurant business at the age of 14. Working as a host, he learned the business “from the ground up” and knew that he wanted to focus on culinary arts. He headed to Johnson and Wales University in Charleston, SC, after high school where he earned his associates degree. He continued his formal education at the University of South Carolina, earning a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Tourism Management.