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Billy Dec

As the successful restaurateur behind Sunda New Asian (Chicago, Nashville) and an entertainment television personality, producer, and actor, Dec can frequently be seen on NBC’s TODAY Show as a TODAY food contributor and on television shows like Empire, Chicago Fire, Criminal Minds, and American Crime Story. Most recently Dec has taken on the role of Lifestyle Contributing Editor for Esquire Magazine, and hosts his own podcast on iTunes called “The Meal of Your Life!”


He is a Presidential appointee, serving on the White House Advisory Commission for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and is heavily involved in philanthropic organizations such as Advancing Justice, and Lookingglass Theatre. Dec also served as the Director of Cultural Relations for the 2016 Olympic Committee. His educational background includes the Chicago-Kent College of Law and the Harvard Business School.

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Billy Dec: Welcome
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