Executive Chef Harold J Howard III Biography
Harold Howard has been cooking for the past 21 years. Skipping
formal training, Chef Harold traveled throughout Southeast Asia for 3
years learning from the best Chef's in Thailand, the countryside cooks
and street vendors. He also served a 2 year apprenticeship
under Chef Deller Nesmith and 2 year apprenticeship under Thai Chef
Toasompong. Originally from Los
Angeles, California, he spent 1 year in Baja Mexico learning authentic
Mexican Cuisine and lived in Thailand for 3 years.
combines a unique combination of his grandmother’s traditional
Classic Southern Cuisine with the distinct flavors of Thailand and
has cooked for clients such as Usher, Cleveland Cavalier
basketball star Delonte West, Former DeKalb County Judge R. Joy Walke,
Former Mayor of Marietta, William Dunaway, Atlanta Housewife's Star
Dwight Eubanks along with many others.
"This is the best restaurant that has come in Marietta in the past 10 years!"
Former Mayor of Marietta
Owner of the 1848 House
"The food is amazing"
one bite of my food and you will be smitten! Cooking is my passion and I
am sure you will enjoy my distinctive and unique creations." Please
indulge your taste buds and try the Masani Experience. I
guarantee that you will "Taste the Love!"
Village Cooking in Thailand
Chef Howard learned to cook his unique and distinctive Thai style
by spending over 2 years cooking in Thailand on traditional outdoor
stoves. The picture to the right is Chef Howard cooking in a village in