“To me, there's nothing on earth that compares with the panoply of flavors, the rich and distinctive heritage, and incredibly exotic ambiance of New Orleans. These are the foods that enticed me to pursue my passion for cooking - and I'm pleased to be able to share them with Philly.”  ​- Chef Beck

Store Hours:

Reading Terminal

Monday - Saturday: 8am - 6pm
Sunday: 9am - 5pm

30th Street
Monday - Friday: 8am - 7pm

Saturday: 9am - 6pm
Sunday: Closed


As a former restaurateur in Center City, who earned three “Best of Philly” awards for his expertise in traditional and fusion cuisines at the Pompano Grille, Chef Beck was twice showcased as a guest chef at Manhattan's world-famous James Beard House. He has also participated in numerous TV shows.

Chef Beck earned local distinction in the 1990s as the owner/operator of Beck's Gourmet and Beck's Catering, which served corporate clients in the Fort Washington and greater Philadelphia business communities. Since 2007, he has operated Taste! Catering, which serves distinguished corporate and community clients.

FOUNDED IN OCTOBER 2009 BY CHEF BILL BECK - whose distinguished culinary career and lifelong love of good food began nearly 25 years ago in his hometown of Philadelphia - Beck's Cajun Cafe showcases the cuisine he loves best.