Chef Hugh A. Sinclair…a South Florida resident who migrated here from the Caribbean, is a certified culinarian who has a passion for food and a taste for great service. Chef Hugh earned a Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville in Architecture before going on to earn an associate degree in the culinary arts from Johnson & Wales University in North Miami. Chef Hugh gained valuable professional experience working in different capacities at some of south Florida’s Premier establishments namely: Turnberry Isle Resort, Charlie’s Crab, Cascades and Bimini Boatyard. This experience allows him to deliver to you great food and service at the highest level. Chef Hugh was also a former chef for Lamar Odom, formerly of The Miami Heat. Chef Hugh Is a member of the APCA – American Personal Chef Association. Chef Hugh is a current member of The Kiwanis Organization – The Lauderdale Lakes & West Sunrise Club.. Among his accomplishments, Chef Hugh was a finalist in the Alize Mentorship Recipe Contest and a finalist in the American Egg Board’s 2004 Global Flavors Recipe Contest.


  • A culinary graduate of Johnson & Wales University, Miami, Florida. 

  • Graduate of University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida - College of Architecture 

  • Worked in several of South Florida restaurant establishments. 

  • Part of Team Jamaica for Taste Jamaica Dinner at the James Beard House in NYC

  • Part of Team Jamaica for Caribbean take over at the United Nations Building in NYC

  • Contestant on season-6 of Cutthroat Kitchen on the Food Network

  • Host of Caribbean Cooking show, seasons 1 & 2 of Taste The Islands on American Public Television, CREATE TV

  • Started the Food On Fiyah Foundation under The Miami Foundation umbrella

  • Resident Chef for the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival - Fl., NY., D.C..

  • Private Chef to some of South Florida’s elite athletes in NBA, NFL and entertainers. 

  • Winner of the TomatoFest ® International Tomato Recipe Contest, 2005 

  • Second place finalist in the American Egg Board Global Flavors Recipe Contest, 2004 Featured in the Sun-Sentinel, November, 2004 

  • Appeared on NBC-6, South Florida Today Show: December, 2004; November, 2005 

  • Licensed & Fully Insured 

  • Safe Serve certified

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