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Chef at Herbie's on the Park got his start at family's burger joint

May 03, 2017 - St. Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota)

When Herbie's on the Park (317 Washington St.; St. Paul; 651-726-1700; herbiesonthepark.com) opened in the majestic Minnesota Club last fall, there was a new game in town - a fancy spot that catered to Minnesota Wild and other sports fans.

We chat with chef Timothy Kovacs, 38, about the menu and how he got his start.

What did you want to be when you grew up? When I was really young, I wanted to be a firefighter. I always had a fascination with helping people. In adolescence, there w...