About Chef Calvin Harris
CHEF CALVIN HARRIS
The Lifestyle Chef
Chef Calvin Harris has spent over 30 years developing recipes and products that are big on flavor and taste. His unique combination of classic culinary training, extensive R&D background with some of America’s largest Foodservice and Retail Brands along with his business acumen, puts this Chefpreneur in a class of his own.
Calvin has previously partnered with both NBC Universal and SELF Magazine to create Biggest Loser / Simply Sensible and SELF Healthy Kitchen, lines of great tasting better-for-you meals. He was also a featured Chef on ABC’s Emmy-nominated cooking show, Recipe Rehab.
Prior to branching out and starting his own business, Calvin held Culinary Research and Development leadership positions with Carlson Restaurants Worldwide-TGI-Fridays, was Executive R&D Chef for Arby’s, Senior Director of Product Innovation for Burger King and Global Director of Product Innovation for Johnny Rockets.
Calvin is a classically French trained chef and graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. He has been cited as one of Nation’s Restaurant News’ Top 50 Research and Development Culinarians. Early on, Calvin developed a passion for food and cooking, spending hours learning in his grandmother’s kitchen and his father’s BBQ restaurant outside of Dallas. Cooking is in his blood and appreciating great tasting food has always been a part of Calvin’s life.
The Chefpreneur, is currently working on his latest product line Spiced Up Seasoning Blends by Chef Calvin; whose mission is to "educate consumers on how to cook and enjoy the foods that they love in a healthier and tasty way.”