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New Jersey's Best Restaurant CEO By Black Restaurant Week Chef Glaze On His Rise to Success

Commencing his career as a mere teenager Chef Glaze unearthed his vast zeal for cooking. The emerging food connoisseur held an immense passion towards educating himself. In addition to self-education he began acquiring as much experience in the hospitality and food industry as possible. Throughout the premature stages of his budding career he sought employment as a waiter. During his adolescence, Chef Glaze’s affinity for cooking and creating meals expanded effortlessly. He commenced his experimentations with a variety of diverse seasonings and flavor palettes. Absorbing as much knowledge as possible Chef Glaze sought mentorship in an advanced chef who recognized his immense talent and love for cooking. The mentorship presented Glaze with the opportunity to deepen his knowledge and skill set in the refinement of the hospitality industry. In which, allowed him to continually grow and elevate throughout the duration of his culinary career.

Chef Glaze is currently serving as a corporate and private chef. The celebrity chef has worked with vast creative minds and business moguls such as: NY Giants, Facebook, Jim Jones, Fetty Wap, Mack Wilds, Power 105.1, Travis McCoy, Hot 97 DJ Drewski, Dj Wallah, Dj LilMan, Darius Dk, Jack Thriller, Chef JR, “KISSTHECHEF” Chef Damitem, personal chef and co host of Party & Bullshit “Talk That Chef Talk”. Adding to the vast success of the celebrated chef, chef Glaze was voted as the best guyanese cheese by the United Nations for 2019.

Q. What inspired you to become a chef?

Growing up, sports was never my thing, neither was rapping or singing, however I’ve always found cooking to be my safe place as well as my way of showing off my talents so it was only natural that it became my passionate career of choice.

Q. What steps did you take to get your career started?

The steps taken to get my career started was a matter of working for various restaurants and under different chefs to learn the business and build my knowledge, restaurants such as ruby Tuesday, Cheesecake Factory, hometown buffet, Facebook Headquarters NY, etc once I learned how to cook I was able to step in management roles that guided me on how to run the business and lead my team.

Q. What are your specialty dishes?

My most remarkable dishes I would have to say are my lamb chops, salmon and of course Rasta pasta which are all highly recommended throughout the restaurant and private catering.

Q. You've worked with top tier clients such as rapper Jim Jones, Fetty Wap, and Mack Wilds just to name a few. How did you gain your clientele?