Hilton ChicagoOak Brook Hills executive chef Sean Patrick Curry with some of his 100000 honey bees

Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills executive chef Sean Patrick Curry with some of his 100,000 honey bees.

Bees are good business for Illinois chef

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Sean Patrick Curry was working as an executive sous chef at the Chicago Marriott Downtown when he decided he wanted to do something about the honey bee problem, wherein, starting back in ’06, entire bee colonies started mysteriously dying off at an alarming rate. Bees, of course, are an essential link in the food chain, and Curry wanted to do something about it. Call it an existential crisis or just plain worry about where his kids’ food would come from, Curry wanted to be part of the sol

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