hef George Matthews is Certified by both the Culinary Institute of America and the HEART TRUST NTA as an Executive Chef. George has not only been the Executive Chef to a top ranking member of the Diplomatic Core in Jamaica but is also the driving force behind Jam Chef!
With nearly 15 years of experience in the culinary industry, he is well known in hospitality circles having served at such prestigious Jamaican establishments as Norma’s on the Terrace, the Spanish Court Hotel, the Courtleigh Hotel and Suites, the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, the Hilton Kingston Hotel, and the Knutsford Court Hotel. He has won many accolades for his culinary prowess and was most recently recognized at the Jamaica Observer’s Food Awards 2010/2011.
Chef Matthews is highly sought after and has appeared as a guest chef on popular local television programs - Grace Kitchen’s Creative Cooking and Vibes Cuisine. On a recent trip to Kingston, British celebrity chef/restaurateur and television personality, Marco Pierre White was not only smitten with George’s culinary artistry, but his easy charm and affable character.
Recipes by Chef Matthews
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