Prior to becoming a Starfleet chef Tedak was considered a master chef on Beta Antares IV. When asked why he gave up running his own restaurant on Beta Antares IV to become a chef on a Starfleet vessel Tedak would never give a straight answer.
Tedak kept a phaser and a medkit hidden under the serving counter in the Prometheus' mess hall in case of emergencies.
- "That's for me to know and you to find out."
- — Tedak (When asked why he gave up running his own restaurant on Beta Antares IV to become a chef on a Starfleet vessel)
- Images of actors are used to simulate the cast of the series. As a result Tedak is portrayed Henry Stram.