Top rated speaker, Award Winning Chef and New York Times Best-Selling Author
Audiences are captivated while hearing his transformative story.
Inspirational keynotes on LEADERSHIP, DIVERSITY, TEAMWORK, HUMAN RESOURCES, and PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
ABOUT JEFF CHEF
CHEF AUTHOR SPEAKER TELEVISION HOST
Jeff Henderson inspires with his emotional journey of redemption from the streets to the stove, sharing real-life strategies to help you achieve your dreams, no matter your stage of life.
From humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles, to life as an imprisoned drug dealer, and then as an award-winning celebrity chef and best-selling author, Jeff is a role model for anyone who needs the encouragement to reinvent their life. Since he discovered his passion and gift for cooking in the unlikeliest of places – prison – Jeff has completely turned his life around, and today serves as a popular and powerful voice for self-transformation.
The creator of Food Network's reality series, “The Chef Jeff Project,” host of “Family Style with Chef Jeff,” and the star of the TV series, “Flip My Food with Chef Jeff,” he is also the best-selling author of two books.
From overcoming hardship to identifying one’s personal talents, Jeff reveals his hard-knock yet transformative life lessons and the secrets to rising above and realizing your potential. His dynamic and engaging presentations help audiences discover their hidden business aptitudes, make life-changing decisions, and gain a new foothold on the ladder to success.
IF YOU CAN SEE IT YOU CAN BE IT
In this presentation Jeff shares two decades of life lessons that he gained on his redemptive journey from drug dealer to TV celebrity chef to internationally acclaimed speaker. With his 12 inspiring and pragmatic street-smart recipes for success, audiences will discover their hidden business aptitudes, make life-changing decisions, and secure personal and professional success.
FROM THE STREETS TO THE STOVE
a LIVE talk and cook performance
Inspiration meets entertainment. In this presentation, Jeff delivers a powerful keynote while performing an entertaining speed cooking performance. This presentation is interactive, and motivates your group to take positive action to improve their personal and professional life.
Jeff's keynotes can also be customized to meet your specific area of focus
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The "Helping Hungry Homes" initiative
"Helping Hungry Homes" was established to help ensure that American families in need get sufficient food issuing meat products to food banks in 10 of the nation's largest cities.
Official Ambassador of Disney Dreamers Academy
As an Ambassador of this community initiative Jeff's role is to inspire youth to believe in their dreams and give them the tools they need to jump-start their dreams through motivational lectures and workshops.
CRYSTAL HOT SAUCE
Chef Jeff marketed the famous Crystal Hot Sauce by incorporating the product in recipes featured on his cooking travel show Flip My Food.
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Exceptional! Words cannot adequately express this man. His story is impactful; he knows his roots and can express the importance of leaving that behind, while not forgetting what has made him the man he is today.
— Lutheran Social Services
The response from our attendees was overwhelming, with many declaring that Jeff was the best keynote speaker we've had! They appreciated him sharing his personal story with them, and were truly touched, inspired and motivated by his powerful message.
— Infusion Nurses Society
Jeff truly did an amazing job at The UP Experience! His presentation had our audience literally mesmerized. Out of the 16 world class speakers speaking that day, his presentation was rated as one of the top speakers of the day by our audience.
— The Up Experience