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First, he’ll whip up something delicious. Then, he’ll whip you into shape. Peep our convo with food and fitness guru King Gio, the chef with the tantalizing dishes that make people say two words, “more, please.” How did you get started cooking? Actually, I’ve always had a passion for cooking since I was a toddler.…

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Hercules was the slave of America’s first president, George Washington. Hercules was allowed to roam the streets of Philadelphia, which was then the capitol of the country, without being challenged. Because of his privileged status as Washington’s cook, he dressed in fine clothes and was allowed to generate an income. Washington held little regard for…

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Stars: Jon Favreau, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman This is a film that will tug at the heartstrings. Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) is a talented chef who is fired from his dream job after a disagreement with Riva (Dustin Hoffman), the head honcho and money guy behind the restaurant who unceremoniously tosses Casper…

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Jen Heasley’s “Cooking with the Pros” a show that combines her passions, sports and food. She opens up about how she began and offers advice to up and coming entrepreneurs below. –Joi Pearson How did you get into cooking? My parents were very holistic people; they were big on being self-sustaining. We had a very large garden and…

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When Charles Mattocks, aka “The Poor Chef,” discovered that he was a diabetic, more than his eating habits changed. Mattocks was inspired to extend his brand with a new website, TheDiabeticYou.com dedicated to diabetes awareness and a sugar-free, gluten-free and low in net carbs candy bar, Charles Bar. Now he is using his national platform…

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As entrepreneur and chef Carl Redding begins each day at his Atlantic City, N.J.- based restaurant, Redding’s, he remembers the power of faith. Without faith, Redding may not be the success that he is today. After operating for 10 years one of Harlem’s most popular and enduring restaurants, Amy Ruth’s, named after his grandmother, Redding…

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