Justin Bieber Cooks with Wolfgang Puck at Spago in L.A.

10/16/2014 at 11:53 AM ET

Bieber/Puck at Spago
Courtesy Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber may have found a back-up career if he ever retires from music.

The Canadian pop singer tried out the role of sous chef while cooking with chef Wolfgang Puck in the kitchen of Spago in Beverly Hills on Tuesday night.

“Wolf went out and met Justin and delivered his food,” said an onlooker. “Justin asked for a photo with him, and then they actually went to the kitchen and Justin cooked with Wolf.”

Bieber, who was at the upscale restaurant with a male companion and three bodyguards, helped Puck, the restaurant’s owner, prepare pasta dishes, steak and lobster bisque before returning to his table to enjoy his own meal of steak from Snake River Farm and Agnolotti with White Truffles. He Tweeted later: “Wolfgang Puck the famous chef cookin us up a nice meal.”

“He was extremely nice, polite and down-to-earth,” noted the observer.

Puck also shared an Instagram of their time in the kitchen captioned, “With my new sous Chef cooking steak in the kitchen at #Spago. #JustinBieber”

This isn’t the first time Bieber has put on his chef hat. Just a few weeks ago, he narrated an informal cooking demo (perhaps preparing a meal for Selena Gomez?) on his Instagram, showing him sautéing and chopping in the kitchen and speaking in a British accent.

So this Spago escapade only confirms our suspicions that Bieber is a closet foodie: His album-release party in Manhattan featured a mouthwatering menu of chicken and waffles, five-spice pork belly sliders and truffled grilled cheese.

—Gabrielle Olya, @GabyOlya

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Dvora Haim on

Great report. Makes a change from the crap written about this kid

Guest on

Guess I won’t be eating at Spago’s anytime soon…….afraid to try anything that he may have touched.

Bebe on

AH! My stepdaughter will be so jealous! Her uncle works there and he probably got to meet JB. She is so obsessed and doesn’t care what anyone says about him. Teenage Crush….BTW we looove Spago and Mr. Wolfgang Puck always takes the time to come out and greet his customers whether they are famous or not. Great place to celebrate a special occasion.

JosieGeller on

Why does this always look so dang constipated! I don’t care what the article has to say, I can’t stand this kid.

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