What is a Performance Chef?

A Performance chef is focused on supporting athletes of all ages on how to correctly fuel and hydrate their bodies for their specific sport. I focus on designing the way athletes eat thru teaching and coaching athletes on how to appropriately fuel their bodies to maximize their performance on and off the field. The foundation 

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New Pilot Program Features Top Collegiate Sports Teams

Gaithersburg, Md. – June 13, 2018 – Sodexo, a food and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today a new pilot program called The Circuit designed to equip college athletes with the proper nutrition, game-ready facilities and opportunities for professional growth and advancement. The pilot, which runs through June, will be 

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Food Trends for 2019 – My Pick- Comfort Food

I’ve experienced a variety of turbulent times in my thirty-year career, some financial, some weather related, one even terrorist. A few things that this chef has learned over the years is that the sun always rises from the east and sets in the west. We only have one life to live and you better live 

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It’s Time To Clean UP & THROW IT OUT!

It’s time to clean up, straighten up and eat right! The new year has started and where are you at? I’ll bet that you’ve added on those extra pounds you swore you weren’t going to. You’ve celebrated, wine and dined, but now reality has set in. With all of the talk shows, on line articles, 

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Holiday Season – Where are your Family Recipes?

The holidays can be peculiar. There’s a lot going on and I’m often reminded about giving thanks in the most impromptu times of my culinary life. The holidays are demanding, especially when your entertaining friends and family. One holiday experience resonates with me the most. The usual was occurring- I was creating a private dinner 

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Giving Thanks

I wake up every day giving thanks for all that I have accomplished in life – from my family to my career. Whether I realized it or not, I seem to have focused my entire culinary career on the wellness and health of others. I work hard to practice what I preach by living a 

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Brand Ambassador for Kitchen Crafted Food Products

I spent some time in the East End Test Kitchen, Showcasing Kitchen Crafted Products. I was featured on a lifestyle TV segment called “Chef’s Kitchen” with 3x Emmy Award winner Alison Walker Torres! We had a great time and Alison was awesome in the kitchen with me. We had a lot of fun with the 

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Lectin Intolerance – The Next Major Food Allergy?

What is Lectin intolerance? Where did it come from? What is a lectin anyway? Lots of questions and very scientific answers. But from my point of view, and as unscientifically as I can explain it, lectins are found in all plants and they perform a defensive barrier to other creatures who want to consume them. 

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In the Kitchen with Kitchen Crafted Products

The past few months have been fun and exciting as I was introduced to a new product line of spreads and spices, headquartered here in Orlando. Kitchen Crafted is a gourmet maker of signature blends of herbs and spices. Products include an all-natural and gluten-free spread and a new line of 100 percent natural and 

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