Culinary Architect and Mixologist Richard Ingraham was trained at the Art Institute of Atlanta. A few years later, he was offered what is now his current position as Private Chef, for the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade. He is responsible for the nutritional diet that keeps the star fit, toned, and healthy on and off the court.
The combination of his world-class training, recognitions, and passion for fine cuisine and spirits has allowed him to serve a plethora of NBA, NFL, MLB and entertainment personalities across the country including:
Selected for South Beach Food and Wine Festival’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate at the Beach” alongside Wade a few years ago, Ingraham has joined Michelle Bernstein and Michael Schwartz in First Lady Michelle Obama’s Chefs Move 2 Schools White House Initiative to encourage healthier eating habits among our country’s youth.
He received the 2006 Teacher of the Year Award and was a 2007-08 Dade County Teacher of the Year Finalist for his work with the homeless and South Florida’s youth.