Chef Jeff Henderson

Jeff Henderson grew up on the tough streets of South Central L.A. and San Diego. By the time he was 19 he was running a lucrative drug operation. At 24, Jeff was arrested and sent to prison where he spent the next ten years. It was while incarcerated that Jeff discovered a passion for cooking and committed to turning his life around. And he did – Jeff became the Executive Chef of Café Bellagio in Las Vegas, wrote a bestselling book and now he is focusing on giving back. In The Chef Jeff Project, Jeff takes six at-risk young adults and commits to turning their lives around by putting them to work in his catering company, Posh Urban Cuisine, and providing them the knowledge, the skills and, ultimately, the opportunity for a new life with a culinary career. Chef Jeff Henderson inspires audiences to take charge of their lives and become a driver on the freeway toward their dreams. He gives them effective and simple to implement strategies to navigate them through the detours and roadblocks along the way.

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