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Chef Plum

Co-Host, Seasoned

Born in Richmond, Virginia, Chef Plum is a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America with over 25 years of culinary experience. Chef Plum has worked all over the east coast in everything from five star hotels to great small neighborhood restaurants. Since 2006 Chef Plum has been focused on bringing great, whole, farm foods to families, small parties, celebrities and executives. Chef Plum has been featured on Food Network, ABC's The Taste, Ehow.com, Jamie Oliver’s Foodtube, Hallmark, The New York Times, national commercials and many media outlets. He’s a multiple time winner on Food Network, making over 10 appearances with wins on Chopped, open your basket, Guy’s Grocery Games, and America's best cook Regional Championship.

Chef Plum has a passion for simple, easy, farm foods, believing great food doesn’t need gimmicks. Chef Plum's latest brainchild, the award winning Dinner Underground has brought a series of pop-up restaurants to the Northeast. Chef Plum is the first chef to ever host a pop up restaurant inside the walls of mall kitchen giant Williams-Sonoma. Chef Plums series on OnlyGoodTV, “Random Acts of Cooking” is now available on OnlyGoodTV where he travels the country using food to help people. He is also the host and executive producer of the incredibly popular series “Restaurant Road Trip.”

Chef Plum is the host and producer of the acclaimed video series with Edible Magazine “On the Road”. The series focuses on where food comes from in an informative and comedic way and culminates with a recipe to end each episode.

Along with being co-host of Seasoned on Connecticut Public Radio, Chef Plum's podcast “Plumluvfoods Live”, is a popular show among those in the culinary field and is a top 200 in the food category on iTunes with over 220 episodes. The show covers all angles of the business and has featured Guy Fieri, Troy Johnson from Food Network, Beau Macmillan, Emmy award winner Paul Mercurio and many more! Chef Plum is a regular on Ct Style on WTNH, “BetterCT” on WFSB, FoxCT, Food Network, Star 99.9 and the nationally syndicated shows, “Better” and “Arise 360”.

The newest series Chef Plum is working on, called Elite Chef, is a branded content series for the Eli’s Restaurant group hosted and Executive Produced by Plum.

Chef Plum has served on the judging panel for many prestigious events including, New York Hot Sauce Expo, Bacon and
Beer Classic, The World Food Championship, and New York Best Wing Festival . As well as a headline chef at many food
festivals including the Sun Wine and Food festival at Mohegan Sun and Cuisines of the Sun at La Estancia.