A boozer and a brawler, but an excellent cook, the guard in front of Freedom's base mentions that if he weren't such a great cook, they'd throw him out. He is located in a building at the north-western part of the Freedom headquarters in the Army Warehouses area. He is armed with Chaser 13 shotgun and wears a Guardian of Freedom suit.
- Whaat?...You, umm..go to...ahh hell, what was it.....I forgot! What were you asking about?
- Grrr...great...grant...damn! Gre-nade laun-cher..I'd like to.....see it.'' - Chef and Strelok
He's an optional part of an optional quest given by General Voronin that requires the player to steal a Bulldog 6 from Freedom. The player does not have to talk to Chef to obtain the Bulldog 6; but if the player brought enough vodka, Chef can spill the beans about a Bulldog located in the nearby Bloodsucker village.