Born and bred in the DMV, DC, Maryland, Virginia. Chris Bassett started as a bit of a rebel.
Born in Cheverly, MD and raised in Alexandria, VA, Chris Bassett grew up in a working-class family led by his father and stepmom.
Chris Bassett and his two younger brothers were never short on their share of mischief according to his page, thechrisbassett.com.
Chris Bassett’s Net Worth
Chris has created, directed, and implemented cocktail and food programs throughout the DMV area and enjoys the hands-on nature that his industry provides. He thrives on the challenging and ever-evolving, high-pressure arena that the food and beverage industry can bring.
There isn’t much known of Chris Bassett’s Net Worth but there is information about his wife Dillard Bassett.
Showbiz Cheat Sheet estimates Dillard Bassett is worth $4.5 million.
Dillard Bassett was heavily involved in the pageant world. She also worked on President Barack Obama’s campaign. Most of her money is inherited, as her mother has built a successful therapy practice and dotes on her.
With her mother’s help, Dillard owns a line of premium hair extensions.
How Chris Basset got into cooking
Growing up in their household, Chris Bassett’s father always experimented with new recipes, trying them out on his family. Chris credits his father’s penchant for culinary creativity and willingness to try different kinds of food as his first real introduction to the world of cooking.
Upon graduation, Chris Bassett still marching to his drum was told by his father that he needed to get a job and pay rent or go to the military.
Neither sounded appetizing so Chris Basset moved to Florida where his mother lived and began working at the South Seas Resort on Captiva Island.
Thus began the 25+ year journey in the food, bever, age and hospitality industry that would take him from top honors at the esteemed Le Cordon Bleu in Miami, to a host of leadership positions as curator of several beverage programs, General Manager, Food and Beverage Director, and now, Owner, GM and Beverage Director at barbeque giant Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster Barbeque in Alexandria, VA.
What happened between Michael Darby and Chris Bassett
In Us Weekly’s exclusive sneak peek of the super-sized episode airing Sunday, December 6, Michael approaches Chris Bassett, telling him to “control” his wife, Candiace Bassett who is yelling at Karen Huger across the room.
“Michael, you should get out of my face,” Chris replies before pushing his costar.
The Oz restaurant owner then repeatedly yells, “You touching me?”
After the heated moment, Michael Darby tells Chris Bassett that he’s “going down” and calls him an “idiot.”
When host Andy Cohen asks Chris Bassett, what made him initially push Michael Darby promoting the fight between the two men the chef says, “I just don’t tolerate disrespecting women.”