History

Chef Shamy Gourmet began in the humble kitchen of founder David Shamy. Every year during the holidays he would make homemade garlic butter and give it out to the neighbors as gifts- they loved it and always wanted more! One year, his daughter asked him to make enough to sell at her high school for a drama fundraiser- he sold out on the first day!

It was then that he decided to try his hand on a larger scale. David searched out a pre-existing small commercial kitchen. There, he made 2 items: Brandy Crab Bisque and Parmesan Basil Garlic Butter. His recipes are secret so he would make the spice packets for each one himself before letting anyone add it to the respective mixtures. However, a few months into production a fateful error was made: the Brandy Crab Bisque spice packet was not added to the soup ingredients, but it was added to 50 lbs of butter! The strange colored butter was noticed immediately and production paused. Promptly, Chef Shamy’s nephew grabbed a spoon and piece of bread and that is the origin of what is now our Southwestern Sauté Butter (with a few recipe tweaks). That one mistake led to what we now know as Chef Shamy Gourmet Butters!

Parmesan Basil Garlic Butter Cinnamon Brown Sugar Honey ButterStrawberry Honey ButterVanilla Bean Honey Butter French Onion Butter with Asiago Cheese Southwestern Saute Butter

About Us

Our slogan/mission statement has been (and always will be) “All About the Taste.” Chef Shamy only produces products that taste amazing.  We never compromise by adding fillers, chemical preservatives and emulsifiers, or oils.

Enjoy clean label products that are:

  • Gluten-free
  • Kosher
  • Contain no rbST (growth hormones)
  • No MSG.
  • Contain only 100% Real® Butter

Chef Shamy Butters (and now real buttercream frostings) are sold throughout the US and Costco Korea (see store locator). We are continually expanding locally and overseas to make it as convenient as possible for all of our customers to find us in their own markets.  Ask your favorite grocer to carry Chef Shamy butters.

Recent Recipes

Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta

Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta

Pasta Dishes One of my absolute favorite foods is pasta. It’s so versatile– so many things you can do with it and so many flavors it can take on. Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta is now one of my mew go-to pasta recipes, not only because it’s super easy to make, but also because it’s got …

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Strawberry Popcorn

Strawberry Popcorn

Popcorn We love popcorn here at Chef Shamy. And this Strawberry Popcorn is no exception! It’s delicious and fruity– a perfect snack for a hot summer’s day! We’ve already experimented with Cinnamon Brown Sugar Popcorn using Chef Shamy Cinnamon Butter. (If you haven’t tried it, please do!) Using Chef Shamy Strawberry Honey Butter is a …

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