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Healthy Cooking with Flava from Puerto Rico

Chef Amadeus is taking over The Farmer & The Larder kitchen to bring the Golden Isles a taste of Puerto Rican Flava.


Chef Amadeus, the winner of the Food Networks Extreme Chef “Mexican Showdown and creator of Southern Passion, a salt-free line of spices, host of Extreme Food Fights, host of Southern Passion Lounge creator of Southern Passion Spices, was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. He grew up cooking with his grandmother who was from Puerto Rico and mother from Philadelphia.

Chef Amadeus has taken his passion from the apron strings of his grandmother and mother to Seattle to the Caribbean and back to his mother’s kitchen. Yes, Chef Amadeus still enjoys cooking for his mother. He feels that the time he spends with his mother fuels his desire and passion for being more creative when preparing dishes for his clients.

Chef Amadeus passion for creating amazing flavors, always searching for new techniques, and mentoring up and coming chefs has taken him to the shores of Europe, The Caribbean, Pacific Northwest and back to Jacksonville.  

When the question is asked, who is Chef Amadeus? he simply replies,

“I am just a lil fella that loves to cook."


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Be advised this is a ticketed only class. All tickets must be purchased by Thursday, August 17th.
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